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African Fashion Designers

'Our Skin Is Something That We Should Value' | 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...

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...

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.

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.