Category Archives: Fashion

Mimi Plange SS15

Mimi Plange SS15
Mimi Plange is an African-American designer to look out for. Combining African inspiration with modern cuts and pastel colours, Mimi’s designs herald the spring and bring out the romantic in us. Mima was born in ...
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Loza Maleombho

Loza Maleombho
Côte-d’Ivoirian designer Loza Maléombho has taken African design into almost alien territory with her AW2015 collection, launched in March. Loza can be relied upon to bring an edgy creativity to fashion, her designs ...
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Buki Akib Menswear Is Modern Art

Buki Akib Menswear Is Modern Art
Buki Akib designs knitwear and accessories for men. She tells stories with her garments, spins lores, passes on history through her textiles. Buki Akib makes nothing short of wearable modern art. Born in Lagos, ...
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East African Designers: Uganda

East African Designers: Uganda
On the African continent, west and south African capitals Lagos and Johannesburg are usually the frontrunners of fashion design, with designers building international names for themselves. However, as we have seen on ...
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East African Designers: Taibo Bacar

East African Designers: Taibo Bacar
According to the buzz on the internet, fashion design in East Africa is blossoming thanks to low start-up costs and also a high demand has led to an influx of new designers hot to jump on the brand bandwagon and hitch ...
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Amazing African Faces And Fashion

Amazing African Faces And Fashion
African people and countries are both diverse and unforgettable in feature, culture and landscape. Photographer John Kenny spent a decade travelling around the continent capturing its many faces. Kenny visited 13 ...
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Mama Africa Designs Kickstarted!

Mama Africa Designs Kickstarted!
 Thanks to Kickstarter, the African proverb, ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ should be adapted to, ‘It takes a global community to raise a dream’. The crowdfunding website brings alive the ...
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