Category Archives: FASHION

Danish Designer, Trine Linedegaard, Finds Inspiration In West Africa, See New Season Collection Designed From Ghana Traditional Kita And Akan Fabrics

Known for her ongoing romance with textile developments both fragile and tenacious, think hand-dipped silks or hi-tech sporting materials, Trine Linedegaard, a Danish designer living in London, is peeling back the layers with her third collection for her self-titled line, which just so happens to be rooted in west African fabrics. Trine Lindegaard worked with…

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Men’s Fashion: Nigerian- UK Based Fashion Brand Buki Akib Celebrates Africa With “Afefe” 2013 Collection, See Lookbook Photos!

The ‘AFEFE’ collection is a celebration of the inevitable climate change in Africa’s future. Buki Akib, Nigerian knitwear designer, introduces contrasting but compatible fabrics to create futuristic response to the traditional fabric aso-oke. Mixing metallic leather and PVC next to the traditional fabric accommodates the unpredictable weather in Africa. From the regal cowhide leather jacket…

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Yvonne Nwosu Vs. Ogo Offodile, Who Wore This ‘Office’ Two-Tone Flats Better?

Ogo Offodile is a celebrity stylist behind international such as Solange Knowles while Yvonne Nwosu is the designer behind emerging Nigerian labelVonne Couture. So both ladies know their onions when it comes to fashion. Yvonne Nwosu posted this photo on her Instagram page yesterday wearing this ‘Office’ two-tone monochrome flats, she pairs them with a…

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Style Crush: Nigerian – New York Based Celebrity Stylist, Ogo Offodile

Ogo Offodile is a Nigerian born, New York based fashion stylist whose passion for creative expression and eclectic work can been seen across new stands, billboards, and numerous red carpets. Ogo and her sister ChiciOffodile are best known for styling Solange Knowles. Her experiences range from styling fashion editorials to advertisements, campaigns, music videos, celebrity…

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Kenyan Fashion Designer, Gloria Wavamunno Unveils “Me-Tamorphosis” 2013 Collection

GloRia Wava Munno, the designer was born in London, England and raised between the fast paced London and Kampala. She releases a new collection for 2013 and her use of African Kitenge fabric from all over Africa in modern-cut designs captures the passion for her homeland, its vast culture, and wealth of inspiration. A signature…

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