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Saturday 28th of January 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

​​African Fashion Foundation: The African Fashion Futures Incubator Welcomes 14 New African Fashion Designers.

​​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 ...

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Meet Malik Afegbua The Nigerian AI Artist Redefining Fashion for The Older Generation’s Style

Meet Malik Afegbua The Nigerian AI Artist Redefining Fashion for The Older Generation’s Style

Oscar Alochi

January 20, 2023

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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 ...

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Fashion Icon: Dame Vivienne Westwood Passed Away at The Age of 81.

Fashion Icon: Dame Vivienne Westwood Passed Away at The Age of 81.

Ann Mumbi

December 31, 2022

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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 ...

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African Designers Are Breaking New Ground And Targeting The Luxury Brand Market

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.

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Full List Of Winners At ASFAs 2022: Who Won What At The 2022 Abryanz Style And Fashion Awards

Full List Of Winners At ASFAs 2022: Who Won What At The 2022 Abryanz Style And Fashion Awards

Oscar Alochi

December 19, 2022

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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 ...

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