Category Archives: Show Reports

Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Rich Mnisi

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. RICH MNISI is a South African based contemporary fashion brand founded in 2014 by LISOF graduate and Africa Fashion International Young Designer of the Year 2014, Rich Mnisi. Rich Mnisi’s…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Okunoren

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Taiwo and Kehinde Okunoren, are the design twin duo behind the fashion label, Okunoren. Founded in 2002, they’ve been lauded as the pioneers of bespoke suits, distinct for their perfect construction…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Odio Mimonet

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Odio Mimonet is a Nigerian label that, since officially launching in early 2000’s, has been a pillar of the Nigerian fashion industry and set the blueprint for designers that have followed.…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Nkwo

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Initially founded in 2007 in the UK by Nkwo Onwuka, the Nkwo relaunched in 2012 as an artisanal brand in Nigeria. Creating pieces that are free spirited and nomadic, their collections are…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Mwinda

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Mwinda is a dubai-based fashion label owned by Joelle Ngolatsie, Congolese fashion designer raised between Congo-Brazzaville and South Africa. The brand is a mixture of contemporary yet vintage with inspiration of the beautiful African…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — MmusoMaxwell

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Mmuso Maxwell is a vibrant brand by duo Maxwell Buko and Mmuso Potsane. The SS19 collection showcased was inspired by the Maasai women and Tony Gum, a Cape Town visual artist. Made for the woman who’s everything…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Ituen Basi

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. With over 2 decades of fashion experience, Ituen Basi can be described a design veteran. The Nigerian designer celebrates individuality and feminism in a stylish combination of timeless elegance and a touch of…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Esteban Cortazar

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. At age 17, Esteban Cortazar was the youngest-ever designer to show at New York Fashion Week. The  Paris-based Colombian designer draws influence from his Latin roots and his upbringing in…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Bridget Awosika

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. Bridget Awosika is a Parsons School of Design alumni and designer/creative director of the eponymous label Bridget Awosika. Launched in 2010, the brand celebrates the continent, maintaining a strong African…

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Show Reports: ARISE Fashion Week 2019 Day 3 — Bethany Williams

ARISE Fashion Week 2019 has officially come to an end after a 3-day event with top African and international designers showcasing their pieces for the Autumn/Winter 2019 season. One of the designers who caught our attention at the finale was Bethany Williams. The british designer presented her ready-to-wear AW19 collection made of fabrics created from book waste and…

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