African Fashion Foundation: The African Fashion Futures Incubator Welcomes 14 New African Fashion Designers.
The African Fashion Futures Incubator gives the 14 participating fashion designers a place to test out ideas and business models as well as access to mentors and resources. The incubator will also cover business models, market positioning, comparative advantage, sustainability & impact, and other related subjects. The incubator seeks to foster cross-cultural learning and peer mentoring among its participants, as well as to future-proof them and provide the groundwork for strong operational and commercial foundations that will support expansion. While enhancing the ...Read More
LGBTQ Activist, Fashion Designer and Model Edwin Chiloba Was Brutally Killed, His Body Stuffed In A Metal Box
After hearing about Edwin Chiloba's passing online, followers on social media are still in disbelief. Chiloba was discovered brutally slain and dumped in a metal box that had been thrown by a vehicle without license plates. Edwin loves to decorate the internet with stunning patterns as a model and LGBT activist. Many people, especially in the LGBT community, were surprised by his passing, and many of its members posted condolences online. Chris Makena, Mitchell Ntalami, Anita Nderu, Kate Actress, and ...Read More
Fashion Icon: Dame Vivienne Westwood Passed Away at The Age of 81.
Dame Vivienne Westwood, the pioneering British fashion designer who played a key role in the punk movement, has died in London at the age of 81. Westwood died “peacefully, surrounded by her family” in Clapham, south London, on Thursday, her representatives said in a statement. She had continued to do the things she loved, including designing, working on her book and making art “up until the last moment”, they added. Her husband and creative partner, Andreas Kronthaler, said: “I will continue ...Read More
Zari All-white Party: Young Famous And African Cast Arrive In Ugandan As Rick Ross Endorses Zari Hassan’s All White Party
The 22nd of December is the scheduled date for Zari's All White party at Motiv. It's anticipated that some of Africa's top talents would attend. The top figures in African journalism, fashion, socialite culture, deejaying, and acting have already flown in. The Young, Famous, and African talents Andile Ncube, Naked DJ, Kayleigh Schwark, and Swanky Jerry were among the guests invited by Zari who came in Uganda on Wednesday. They appeared before the media and showed their thanks to the ...Read More
African Designers Are Breaking New Ground And Targeting The Luxury Brand Market
Collaborating with creatives Fashion, by its very nature, is collaborative, often bringing together photographers, videographers, models, filmmakers, jewelers, and even software developers. Taibo Bacar appreciates the challenges that this poses at times, as creatives have to expose or trade their IP to work together. That’s why it’s so important for creatives to be IP-savvy.Read More