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Africa Fashion

7 South African Fashion Brands That Will Make You Swoon

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Black Voices

Africa is beginning to become a hotbed for style stars and emerging fashion designers. And South Africa in particular is leading the way. Johannesbur...

Nelson Mandela's Powerful Style Remembered

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.06.2013 | Black Voices

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 years in prison for anti-apartheid activities and led his continent into a new era, has d...

'Our Skin Is Something That We Should Value'

www.reuters.com | Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - Backstage at Dakar Fashion Week a group of young women squeeze into impossibly high heels while others sit still as make-up artists paint ...

PHOTOS: Dakar Fashion Week Democratizes High Fashion

AP | ROBBIE COREY-BOULET | Posted 08.23.2013 | Black Voices

DAKAR, Senegal — Law student Aminata Kande stepped out in a $25 blue wax print dress to watch lanky models storm a makeshift runway wearing piec...

Malawi Hosts First-Ever Fashion Week

AP | BY RAPHAEL TENTHANI | Posted 08.14.2013 | Black Voices

BLANTYRE, Malawi -- Models on the runway in Malawi sported dresses with bottle-tops and wearing hats made of chicken feathers, as the southern African...

WATCH: Diesel+EDUN Celebrates African Fashion

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices

Africa is slowly but surely making its presence in the world of fashion. The continent has provided endless inspiration for designers, celebrities and...

PHOTOS: Exclusive African Accessories Collection For Edun

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.06.2012 | Black Voices

As you continue to search for fabulous holidays gifts to give to your loved ones, you'll definitely want to consider this collection of goodies. D...

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.

Africa Fashion Week 2012: Great Expectations

Julee Wilson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Black Voices
Julee Wilson

We already have our eye on more than a few styles from this front row report.

Robin Givhan: Wearing African Fabrics And Gray Flannel Isn't A UN Treaty

TheRoot.com | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

I long for the day when the explanation for embracing African aesthetics is simple and wholly mundane: They're pretty. It will be a fine day when t...