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Africa Fashion Week

The Re-Interpretation of 'African Inspired'

Rai Mensah | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

These days "African Inspired" prints are everywhere. From runways to street style I guarantee you will see some influence of traditional West African fabrics and prints. But what you will find is that over time the interpretation of African Inspired has become well, mundane.

African Fashion Designers Shake It Up This Summer!

Nova Lorraine | Posted 09.09.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

With the theme "The Pattern of Sustainable Luxury," African fashion designers will be showing off their latest creations in New York City during Africa Fashion Week.

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: David Tlale Champions South African Fashion

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.04.2013 | Black Voices

There are two important things I've learned from attending Mercedes-Benz Africa Fashion Week 2012; the continent is filled with talented designers and...

Famous Street Style Blogger Disses South African Style

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.02.2012 | Black Voices

It was quite a get for this year's Africa Fashion Week to be sponsored by Mercedes-Benz. The luxury car company is responsible for putting on the most...

Street Style Stars And More: Africa Fashion Week 2012

Julee Wilson | Posted 12.31.2012 | Black Voices
Julee Wilson

I've found that the people in South Africa dress with a sense of celebration. At times the elaborate prints and embellishments can feel a bit over-the-top and excessive but there is a sophistication and also a touch of levity in their fashion sense that I definitely plan on adopting.