African Fashion: David Ochieng, A Kenyan Fashion Designer, Uses Fashion To Make A Positive Impact On Kenyan Communities.
"Paying school fees to the poor is a type of therapy for me," Ochieng explained. "It feels like I'm healing the younger version of myself." He also sews school clothes for Kibera's poor pupils. So far, Ochieng has given out 786 uniforms to students from various schools. The process begins with the identification of the recipients, in which he goes to schools at random and looks for students who have tattered uniforms and provides them with new ones. With gratitude, Ochieng ...Read More
African American fashion is one-of-a-kind, These designers are always pushing the boundaries in order to create designs that effectively express the African American experience in the United States and around the world. The challenges that affect African Americans are important enough for everyone to care about. Every design created by African American fashion artists is based on social justice and the ability of minorities around the world to speak up for their rights. You support distinctive voices with essential tales ...Read More
The continent of Africa is a melting pot of African culture and identity. As a result, our fashion and design expressions are broad and diversified. We honor African fashion designers who have excelled in communicating our black culture and variety to the rest of the world in this post. The fashion world's ever-watchful eyes have finally begun to turn towards Africa and its burgeoning crop of fashion superstars, although slowly. Some are already well-known, while others are just breaking out, ...Read More
KikoRomeo, which means "Adam's Apple" in Kiswahili, was founded by Ann McCreath in 1996 and will be celebrating its 26th anniversary in May 2022. Over the previous two decades, it has established itself as a heritage brand, largely regarded with influencing Kenyan fashion and training designers and artists. Wearing KikoRomeo is like being a part of an exclusive club, with recognizable distinctive items that signify a shared interest and initiate a dialogue.Read More
Teyei’s Couture is a unique Nigerian fashion label founded by Faith Teyei Afan. It focuses on creating unique and high-quality fashion items. She founded Teyei’s Couture to help women express themselves through fashion but she’s also empowering and educating upcoming fashion designers at her Fashion Academy. Faith Teyei agreed to talk to our NFH Contributing […]Read More