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 […]

Y!Africa Meets Designer Who Escaped Civil War In Sierra Leone To Launch Label In The UK

Born in the Eastern town of Kono, Sierra Leone, Isatu Harrison was raised by her entrepreneurial single mother with her 3 siblings. Whilst living in Kono, civil war broke out which put her community in danger. Her entire family had to escape from the civil war in Kono and moved to the capital of Sierra […]

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 […]

Singer Imanse In Nigerian Fashion Brand Weizdhurm Franklyn

Singer Imanse In Nigerian Fashion Brand Weizdhurm Franklyn

Singer Imanse In Nigerian Fashion Brand Weizdhurm Franklyn Imanse is a new artist making some pretty impressive moves with her singles “Gbona” and  “Kobnomi.” new photos styled in several unique pieces from Nigerian fashion brand Weizdhurm Franklyn – a Nigerian brand that aims at making women feel powerful. Here she is showing her versatile style in several unique pieces from Nigerian […]