August 15, 2017


Textile exports disappoint

The East African country earned $89.3m (R1.2billion) out of a planned $271m during the Fiscal Year.

On Saturday, Assess Tesfaye, Corporate Communications Director at Ethiopia Ministry of Industry said insufficient supply of manufacturing inputs, delay in commissioning of several industries contributed to the under achievement. Ethiopia is building or has commissioned"...

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August 10, 2017


Nigerian Television Fashion Show lures fashion buffs to Ibadan

Fashion in Africa cannot be underrated by any standard. The industry is fast growing and developing in Nigeria. The exhibition of new styles and designs in the industry is matching global standard with its unique dynamic voice. In fact, African fashion, unlike any form of cultural expression, best expresses African culture, thought and belief-system. Fashion is considered important in our society as it is regarded as the apex form of all cultural and traditional expression. Fashion, as an industry, needs promotion in all"...

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August 9, 2017


Meet The Designers For Fashions Finest Africa ; Renaissance – Maiden Edition

Fashions Finest is an established UK company that mainly focuses on supporting and empowering up and coming designers in the UK and abroad, now launched in Africa.

Fashions Finest Africa is a platform that brings together fashion industry talent with the aim to educate, support and promote African industry creatives. Fashion is the most profitable industry in the world, thus we encourage fashion entrepreneurs to showcase their talent and express"...

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August 7, 2017


Why Brazilian fashion is all the rage across the Atlantic in Angola

Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil, the world’s Lusophone powerhouse. Brazil is often represented as a land of hope in Angola. Angolans cannot get enough of its telenovelas, the intrigue-filled television dramas that are broadcast daily on Angolan channels, or of the glamorous styles worn by soap opera stars. To satisfy women’s fashion demands, a growing number of female entrepreneurs in Angola’s capital Luanda are hitting the road, travelling by plane to Brazil, among other fashion hubs, to buy up coveted Brazilian styles. They return with suitcases full of clothing, Havaianas flip-flops and accessories to sell to eager consumers in Luanda’s informal markets. Brazil-Angola connection This woman-led, pop culture-driven South-South fashion trade, which has been largely overlooked in research on African gender......

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August 3, 2017


Actress is elegant for Glam Africa

Omotola-Jalade Ekeinde is back with a bang! The movie star exudes sophistication, class and style for her Glam Africa magazine cover feature.

In one shot, the 'Alter Ego' star is dressed in a green figure hugging gown with frills flattering the front.

Another sees her dressed in a red frock with details along her arms.In this edition of Glam Africa, Omotola discusses"...

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August 2, 2017


Diamond Ark Lifestyle Bets Big on African Fashion Market; Closes India Operation

Diamond Ark Lifestyle, a leading designer brand announces closure of India market operation and targets the emerging Fashion markets in Nigeria and other parts of Africa. Founded by Nigerian born Indian Fashion Designer John Uche Jesus, Diamond Ark aims to become a leading fashion brand in Africa and also a major player in global fashion. In India, the brand is already quite popular and widely known for its unique designs as well as quality.


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July 29, 2017


Shiseido Supports ''teamLab: A Forest Where Gods Live Art Exhibition presented by Shiseido'' 

(ME NewsWire)-- Shiseido Company, Limited (hereinafter “Shiseido”)(TOKYO:4911) supports “teamLab: A Forest Where Gods Live Art Exhibition presented by Shiseido”, hosted by Mifuneyama Rakuen and teamLab Inc. (hereinafter “teamLab”). The exhibition was first held by teamLab in 2015 based on the concept “Nature Becomes Art” this year marks the third edition, with Shiseido supporting the event for the first time.


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July 26, 2017


Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017

African Fashion International (AFI), owner and operator of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017 (MBFWJ 2017), is celebrating a decade of African excellence with an exciting line-up of African designers preparing to introduce their Spring/Summer collections, at a new venue.

“We have collaborated with African fashion design royalty to offer a world-class spectacular of refined African apparel and accessories at the newly built Mall of Africa"...

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July 25, 2017


Fashion designers shine at Africa Fashion Week London 2017

EIGHT AFRICA FASHION Week London (AFWL) designers, past and present, showcased nine capsule collections on a specially made catwalk on Southbank's outside terrace for Africa Utopia.

The designers were:

Slow-Case by Odette Steele. Her remit was to highlight the throwaway culture of the Western world and how many of these unwanted fashions end up in Africa Markets. Steele"...

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July 24, 2017


Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces Fall 2017 CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC Global Advertising Campaign 

(ME NewsWire)-- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], today announced the Fall 2017 CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC global multi-media advertising campaign. The campaign features the debut CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC collection by Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons.

Shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre, the visually striking campaign presents a cast of 22 models shot against a series"...

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