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African Design

Why You Need To Know The Name Reuben Reuel

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson & Julee Wilson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Style

It's impossible not to love Reuben Reuel. And not just because he's 28 and already winning the style game. Or because Beyoncé loves him. Or becaus...

LOOK: AphroChic's Top Tips For Choosing Color For Your Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

On the spectrum of culturally-inspired design, you have Afrocentric and you have AphroChic. The former has been largely reduced to a "rigid set of...

How to Make It in America: African Designers Map Out Their Own Path During NYFW

Zandile Blay | Posted 04.15.2012 | Style
Zandile Blay

The surge has roots in last season's awe-inspiring 'Arise Africa Fashion Collective' which showed at Avery Fisher Hall to over 1,000 celebs, editors, bloggers and buyers. The watershed moment exposed NYFW to a whole population of African designers who are primed and prepared for the West.

African Fashion Shows Overseas: It's Africa's Time to Shine

Atim Oton | Posted 11.13.2011 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

In the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of African fashion shows launching, and most of them are not in Africa. The shows are not a fad; they signify an important shift from traditional African design as one-offs to a global fashion business.

High-End African Design Debuts in New York, NY

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

The large size, intricate detailing, and one-of-a-kind artisan craftsmanship makes the Sofala plate the epitome of fine African art.