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
The illusions about African beauty, particularly among the elder generation, are being contested by Nigerian filmmaker and artist Malik Afegbua. Today's digital culture is increasingly embracing artificial intelligence. Even though artificial intelligence (AI) is a contentious technology, you can see how many people are preparing for an AI world by just scrolling through your social media page. The internet was blown away by Malik Afegbua's fashion presentation, which featured images of classy, old-fashioned seniors dressed to the nines in the ...Read More
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
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
The Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards are an African fashion award show that honors and recognizes members of the fashion industry, such as fashion designers, stylists, hair and makeup artists, media figures, and influencers on the African Continent and beyond our borders. Since the 2013 opening ceremony, this event has been conducted yearly in Uganda. The ASFAs is an evening of glitz and glamour with the biggest red carpet in Africa, in a genuine celebration of fashion and style, with A-List ...Read More