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Mandela's tailor on mission to boost African fashion

Mandela's tailor on mission to boost African fashion | Fashion | Scoop.it
Mandela's tailor on mission to boost African fashion
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Chukwuma Ian Audifferen: How Naomi Campbell surprised the Nigerian designer on the runway - CNN Style

Chukwuma Ian Audifferen: How Naomi Campbell surprised the Nigerian designer on the runway - CNN Style | Fashion | Scoop.it
Tzar Studios designer Chukwuma Ian Audifferen has taken an unlikely path to the runways of Arise Fashion Week, culminating in a surprise by supermodel Naomi Campbell.
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20 African Fashion Brands You Should Know About

These designers are proudly putting African fashion on the map.
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20 African Fashion Brands You Should Know About

We looked to the founders of The Folklore to list 20 African designers that create the clothing, jewelry, and shoes you should know about.
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Africa Day: 5 African designers you should know

Africa Day: 5 African designers you should know | Fashion | Scoop.it
To commemorate this day, we take a look at five prominent African designers you should know.
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How CALD designers like Safuratu Bakare are using fashion to showcase rich tapestry of multicultural community - ABC News

How CALD designers like Safuratu Bakare are using fashion to showcase rich tapestry of multicultural community - ABC News | Fashion | Scoop.it
A Nigerian-born designer takes her colourful designs from Africa to the catwalks of Australia to challenge negative cultural stereotypes and help migrants break into the modelling world.
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Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade 'Shade' Thomas-Fahm will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition - CNN Style

Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade 'Shade' Thomas-Fahm will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition - CNN Style | Fashion | Scoop.it
A key figure in Nigerian fashion, Folashade "Shade" Thomas-Fahm will be among the designers featured at the "Africa Fashion" exhibition at London's V&A museum.
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CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund 2021: Meet the 10 Finalists

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund 2021: Meet the 10 Finalists | Fashion | Scoop.it
Meet the 10 designers selected for the 2021 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund – including Teen Vogue’s Generation Next alumni.
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Introducing Africa’s Fashion Ambassador Imane Ayiss To The World

Introducing Africa’s Fashion Ambassador Imane Ayiss To The World | Fashion | Scoop.it
Before becoming the talk of the town, Imane Ayissi, the charismatic designer, started off as a professional dancer turned model as he worked his way through the luxurious Parisian Couture sector. His luxury slow fashion brand is involved in ethical and sustainable production with the use of natural and organic materials and the respect of craftwork …
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How African fashion has conquered film - BBC Culture

How African fashion has conquered film - BBC Culture | Fashion | Scoop.it
A new exhibition explores the extraordinary work of Oscar-winning designer Ruth E Carter. She speaks to Nadia Neophytou about Coming 2 America, Black Panther and Afrofuturism.
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Fabric and Flux: What’s next for Thebe Magugu?

Fabric and Flux: What’s next for Thebe Magugu? | Fashion | Scoop.it
The 2019 LVMH Prize winner Thebe Magugu is not one to rest on his laurels. For his latest collection, experimental textile collaborations might just see him continue his groundbreaking streak.
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New concept store gives Pan African designers a lifeline during pandemic

New concept store gives Pan African designers a lifeline during pandemic | Fashion | Scoop.it
The newly established retail outlet which prides itself in its carefully curated and unique selection of garments and accessories is the partnership between the Legacy Hotels & Resorts group and African Fashion International (AFI).
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Two KZN designers chosen for #DestinyDesigned virtual fashion show

Two KZN designers chosen for #DestinyDesigned virtual fashion show | Fashion | Scoop.it
Miss Universe South Africa 2020 Natasha Joubert has announced the 12 design labels chosen to take part in her upcoming #DestinyDesigned virtual fashion show this month aimed at empowering and showcasing local fashion designers and two of them come from KZN.
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LeBron James Teams Up With Ghanaian-American Designer For His Latest Shoe

LeBron James Teams Up With Ghanaian-American Designer For His Latest Shoe | Fashion | Scoop.it
LeBron James has taken his talents to West Africa with his latest collaboration with Ghanian-native Mimi Plange, who designed his latest sho
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Thebe Magugu joins Pitti Uomo for its 100th edition

Thebe Magugu joins Pitti Uomo for its 100th edition | Fashion | Scoop.it
The South African designer and 2019 LVMH Prize winner is set to debut his SS22 collection in June with a physical show
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Through fashion, Rwandan-born designer champions African unity

Through fashion, Rwandan-born designer champions African unity | Fashion | Scoop.it
Rwandan-born fashion designer and visual artist Eli Gold left his home when he was 13 as his country was wracked by a civil war and genocide, a journey that took him across several African states.
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FASHION BRANDS THAT HAVE PUT AFRICA ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE

FASHION BRANDS THAT HAVE PUT AFRICA ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE | Fashion | Scoop.it
This year the continent will celebrate Africa Day in the midst of a pandemic with the aim still to promote and support the creative industry through culture and social cohesion on the continent. Africa Day was created to increase appreciation, awareness and demand for African arts and culture as well as services, all in anticipation …
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Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade 'Shade' Thomas-Fahm will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition - CNN Style

Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade 'Shade' Thomas-Fahm will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition - CNN Style | Fashion | Scoop.it
A key figure in Nigerian fashion, Folashade "Shade" Thomas-Fahm will be among the designers featured at the "Africa Fashion" exhibition at London's V&A museum.
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With Afrowaste, Nigerian Designer Dimeji Ilori turns Discarded Clothes into One-Of-A-Kind Treasures

With Afrowaste, Nigerian Designer Dimeji Ilori turns Discarded Clothes into One-Of-A-Kind Treasures | Fashion | Scoop.it
Afrowaste is a fashion mash-up that blends old and new, Western and African.
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Caroline Mackintosh captures the slow-burning creativity of South African designers

Caroline Mackintosh captures the slow-burning creativity of South African designers | Fashion | Scoop.it
In the wake of South Africa's pandemic spike, local fashion designers tell us how they're rediscovering their creative pace
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The new investment fund scaling African luxury brands

The new investment fund scaling African luxury brands | Fashion | Scoop.it
New female-led investment company Birimian will support African brands with finances, production and distribution to help them meet boosted demand on a global scale.
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Meet Diarra Bousso: One of Senegal's most promising designers - CNN Style

Meet Diarra Bousso: One of Senegal's most promising designers - CNN Style | Fashion | Scoop.it
The ultimate multi-hyphenated creative, Diarra Bousso runs her fashion label Diarrablu while continuing to teach full-time.
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Fashion is embracing new fabric trend from Africa: Kente

Fashion is embracing new fabric trend from Africa: Kente | Fashion | Scoop.it
A 15-minute exclusive show revealing the 2021 autumn-winter men’s
collection
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African fashion in film: Hollywood′s Afrofuturism | All media content | DW | 11.04.2021

African fashion in film: Hollywood′s Afrofuturism | All media content | DW | 11.04.2021 | Fashion | Scoop.it
From "Do the Right Thing" to "Black Panther," designer Ruth E. Carter has defined African fashion in Hollywood for over 40 years.
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Made in Africa — colourful couture from the continent’s creatives | Financial Times

Made in Africa — colourful couture from the continent’s creatives | Financial Times | Fashion | Scoop.it
From bold batiks to technicolour tie-dye and hand-loomed textiles, age-old crafts are being reimagined by a new generation of designers
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