Africa Fashion Week Takes Over London Fashion Scene This August 2017

by Rachel Ogbu// African-inspired designs are dominating the international fashion scene like never before and now everything is set for Africa Fashion Week London this August 2017. Now the largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for its 7th year. Africa Fashion Week London will take place at the prestigious Freemasons’ […]

Y!Africa at London Fashion Week Men 2017 -5Th Anniversary (Exclusive Photos)

by Rachel Ogbu London Fashion Week Men’s marked its fifth anniversary this year from June 9-12 with an extra effort finally sealing London as the home of menswear and attracting designers, media, retailers and business leaders from 45 countries. HRH Prince Charles hosted an event at St. James’ Palace to launch the first menswear showcase in 2012 […]

70 Models Picked For Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017

The Model casting call for the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017, would go down in history as one of the biggest of its kind in sub-saharan Africa. As early as 8 am on Friday 27 April, hundreds of aspiring models for the AFWN had already gathered in groups with their agents. It was a massive […]

Africa Fashion Week London Announces New Venue for 2017

by Rachel Ogbu Foreign Correspondent Africa Fashion Week London 2017 arrives at Freemasons’ Hall Africa Fashion Week London is proud to that announce Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden will be the setting for AFWL’s seventh season on 11-12 August 2017. After 3 years at London Olympia, Africa Fashion Week London has sought a new backdrop for […]

Art/Afrique: Fondation Louis Vuitton Brings Unique Collections of Contemporary African Art to Paris

by Rachel Ogbu Fondation Louis Vuitton has revealed its latest exhibition, Art/Afrique, Le Nouvel Atelier, which showcases one of the largest collections of contemporary African art, from April 26 to August 28 2017. In recent years it has been widely reported that an African art market boom was on the way. However, whilst the contemporary African […]

Isossy Children charm critics at London Fashion Week 2017

By Rachel Ogbu We were transported to the Summer and a life of celebration, of colour, vivacity and fashion at London Fashion Week 2017 when Isossy Children took on the runway – the world was immediately reminded of the beauty of inclusion. “After doing NYFW last year we wanted to put London Fashion Week for […]

London Fashion Week September 2016

Overall Highlights from London Fashion Week September 2016 #LFW

London Fashion Week September 2016 by Rachel Ogbu Watch highlights from the 5 days of London Fashion Week September 2016 with designers including Burberry, Mulberry, Simone Rocha, J.W.Anderson, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Joseph, Marques’Almeida, Sophia Webster and many more. This season British designers Edeline Lee, J. JS Lee, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Sibling […]