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Duro Olowu

African Fashion as the Next Fashion Capital: Evolving the Concept of Hybrid Modernity

Atim Oton | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Atim Oton

I believe the future for Africa is in fashion and design and it is one of the places to start. It will set the stage for change and transformation in African cities. And when it comes to fashion, all signs are pointing to Africa as the next "big thing."

PHOTOS: Duro Olowu For J.C. Penney Is Store's First Foray Into Designer Collaborations

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.25.2012 | Style

Hint: Michelle Obama is going to love it.

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.

Duro Olowu: Fashion, Art And So Much Color

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

Are you feeling the urge to jumpstart spring already? What better way to get ready for warm weather than by checking out fashion designer Duro Olowu's...

Must Read: 'New African Fashion'

Posted 01.02.2012 | Black Voices

In the new book New African Fashion (Prestel) author Helen Jennings "takes an encyclopedic view of looks from the continent, focusing on designers, mo...

Duro Olowu, UK Designer, Gives Style A Memorable Punch Of Color

Posted 11.19.2011 | Black Voices

Even though New York Fashion Week is over, we are still dying for the bold, brilliant beauty of U.K. designer Duro Olowu's Spring 2012 line. It's just...