iOS app Android app

Tsemaye Binitie

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.