Category Archives: Show Reports

Show Report: Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011

The aim of Paris fashion week is to preserve Paris’ position as the world Capital of Fashion Design. The French Federation of Couture Ready to Wear and Dressmakers Fashion Designers does this by facilitating the growth of emerging brands, defend intellectual property rights, develop training and education programs and resolve collective problems, provide information and…

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Seven African Designers Dazzle At The Spring 2012 Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week

Socialites, bloggers, editors, models and celebrities dressed to kill at the Avery Fisher hall in New York on the 15th of September 2011 for the Made in Africa collective. Arise magazine, a London based publication brought together seven outstanding designers from all over the African continent. The model line-up included Sessilee Lopez, Georgie Badiel, Rose…

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Show Report: 2011 Cape Town Fashion Week

African Fashion International (AFI), founded, owns and operates the African continent’s most anticipated and directional fashion weeks, namely Cape Town Fashion Week, Joburg Fashion Week (Autumn / Winter) and Africa Fashion Week and the Africa Fashion Awards. In addition to other fashion-related strategic marketing initiatives. AFI is pioneered by Chairperson, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe and the…

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Friday late: The Rise of Afropolitans At The V&A Museum London

Held on the last Friday of every month, the Victoria & Albert’s (V&A) Museum London has a programme tagged ‘Friday Late’. These are events that explore contemporary ideas ranging across fashion, design, music, art and performance. The cutting edge events can include live performances, installations, workshops, debates, lectures, tours and temporary displays. On the 24th…

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