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 […]

Mayowa Nicholas, Nigerian Model Slays For Dolce & Gabbana

Mayowa Nicholas, the first of 3 children from Lagos state, Nigeria. She has become the first Nigerian model featured in Dolce & Gabbana’s campaign, appearing in the luxury Italian fashion house’s Fall/Winter 2016 editorial shot in Italy. she was scouted on her way to the saloon by model scouts in 2013 but couldn’t make it to the casting. […]

ADE BAKARE COUTURE LONDON headlines Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 

By Rachel Ogbu Ade Bakare was born in England Bromsgrove he graduated with a history degree from the University of Lagos Nigeria 1988. Then returned to England to study fashion design at Salford University college Manchester, graduated in 1990.  He worked briefly for the couture establishments to the English Aristocracy. Victor Edelstein and Christiania stambolian […]

Fashion Cities Africa + 2 Many Siblings Bring Thrift Social

Fashion Cities Africa by Rachel Ogbu Fashion Cities Africa will feature specially commissioned outfits from the plus a series of images that comment on the secondhand clothing industry (known as ‘mitumba’ in Kenya). Nairobi-based brother and sister duo Velma Rossa and Papa Petit (aka Oliver) are the founders of trendsetting Tumblr 2ManySiblings: ‘a curation space […]