Chanel gives tweeds a casual take in simple but wearable collection
Designer Virginie Viard, who was Karl Lagerfeld's number two and succeeded him after his death last year, presented a largely monochrome collection, heavily emphasizing black and white looks that have long been Chanel's hallmark.
Unapologetically African luxury 'MaXhosa' shakes up fashion world
Fresh from his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo speaks to Reuters about his 'MaXhosa' brand.
Dakar Fashion Week dazzled by colourful collections
The 17th edition of Dakar Fashion Week presented designs from 28 participants including Congolese designer Lupita Swaga and her Afro-futuristic collection.
Young Ethiopian designers inspired by old fabric
At a recent fashion show in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian designers showcased a range of clothes made from "Faaya Aada," a traditional cotton cloth woven by hand.
Pride and pique as Louboutin takes Pakistan chappal global
Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos, French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan's tribal frontier, sparking claims of cultural appropriation along with grins from grizzled Pakistani cobblers.
Rwandan flair on the international catwalk
African fashion is on the rise! But at an international level, it doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. The 77 Percent joined Rwandan designer Joselyne Umutoniwase as she prepared to make her mark at the famous Milan fashion week.
From Kigali to the international catwalk
African fashion is on the rise! But at an international level, it doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. Rwandan designer Joselyne Umutoniwase hopes to make her mark as she takes her first haut-couture collection to the famous Milan fashion week.
Young fashion designer picks Sonko in Senegal vote
Sophie Zinga, a top fashion designer in Senegal, says she will vote for Ousmane Sonko in the upcoming election because he represents fundamental change and a break from a political elite she says has failed to develop a middle class and small to medium enterprises.
Lagos Fashion Week 2018 - Adama Paris
Adama Amanda Ndiaye is a Senegalese fashion designer. She also goes by the name Adama Paris, which is also the name of the label she owns and operates. Her pieces, which are manufactured in Morocco, can be found internationally, including in New York City, Tokyo, London and Paris. She is credited with starting Black Fashion Week.