Fashion

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  • Tjay and Debbie Chirwa of Homegrown Lifestyle , entrepreneur feature

Siblings on a Mission to Transform Malawi’s Fashion Industry

Known for their expressive Afrocentric fashion feel and retro clothing, siblings Tjay and Debbie Chirwa of Homegrown Lifestyle are on a mission to form and transform Malawi’s promising fashion industry It began as an experiment [...]

  • MAPS MAPONYANE

Top Stylish Young Africans

BONANG MATHEBA South African TV and radio presenter Bonang Matheba is considered one of the country’s top style icons. She recently caused many jaws to drop in awe of her sense of style at the [...]

  • African Tribal Art And Its Influence On Tomorrow's Fashion

#5 – African Tribal Art And Its Influence On Tomorrow’s Fashion

Countless fashion houses have been citing Africa and African art as the inspiration for their latest collections. Here's a run-down on the latest to go gaga for Africa. Read More » Source: Wallpaper

  • Maria Thundu

African Trendsetter: Maria Thundu

Bold, Creative and carefree are some of the words we can use to describe Maria Thundu. Born in Malawi and raised in Ethiopia, the famous photographer, who has lived on three continents, has also gained recognition for [...]

  • photograph of fashion designers Nelly and Nelsa Guambe
  • Angolan fashion designers Shunnoz Fiel and Tekasala Ma'at Nzinga
  • dress designs by South African Fashion Designer, Laz Yani

10 African Fashion Designers to Watch

African fashion designers are staking their claim on the international stage. Apart from using traditional African fabrics, designers on the continent have also gone ahead to experiment and create beautiful designs using fabrics from [...]

  • Fatima Siad - Somalia / Ethiopia
  • Aamito Lagum - Uganda
  • Candice Swanepoel - South Africa
  • Agbani Darego - Nigeria
  • Ataui Deng - Sudan
  • Leila Lopes - Angola
  • Behati Prinsloo - South Africa
  • Malaika Firth - Kenya

Top African Models

Fatima Siad - Somalia / Ethiopia   Siad is a Somali-Ethiopian fashion model currently based in New York. Siad came third in America's Next Top Model’s Cycle 10. [...]

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Inspiring Ethiopian Business Leaders

Two Ethiopians are challenging stereotypical media depictions of their country as one that has little to offer and relies on handouts. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu and Hailu Tessema have created successful Ethiopia-based businesses that that sell [...]

  • Biokide products on display, Nigeria, Africa

Africa Fashion Weekly: Face Off – Africa Beauty & Personal Care Industry Battle

Africa’s fashion scene is one of the most lively and innovative in the world- its growth perhaps attributed to Pan Africanism. Season after season, designers with their eccentric-sleek aesthetic and a knack for fusing culture [...]

  • Michelle Obama applauding the crowd

10 More Designers Michelle Obama Should Wear | #USAfricaSummit Edition

In what is being called a ‘historic’ gathering of African leaders on American soil, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting 50 heads of state from across the continent for the US-Africa [...]

  • African Trendsetters Sydney and Zedekiah from Kenya.

African Trendsetter: Blackbird Designs

Quite a lot has changed since African Trendsetters Sydney and Zedekiah met at St. Paul’s Lubinu Boys High School in Mumias, Kenya. For one, the 24-year-olds are no longer classmates but rather best friends who traded [...]