New wave of designers take rein at Africa Fashion Week London 2017

by Rachel Ogbu (UK desk) At least 15 countries were represented on the Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) catwalk this year. The first show started off with George Adesegun’s immaculate womenswear collection which included fabrics inscribed with the ancient secret symbols of the Nsibidi Secret Sect of South Eastern Nigeria.  Structured day suits, evening gowns, silks […]

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 […]

RAAAH Unveils New Collection ‘Argento’ At PURE London

by Rachel Ogbu Emerging label RAAAH kicked off 2015 with the label’s new collection ‘Argento’ which was unveiled at PURE London 8-10 February 2015. “PURE London SS14 was the birth of my first RAAAH collection. At the time I felt like a rookie on a pitch, placed amongst the messiahs of fashion trade. This February, I […]