Fashion+Beauty

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    Meet... Christie Brown

    Aisha Obuobi on her AMFW 2012 collection, her trademark pieces and her hopes for African fashion. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Behind The Label: Vlisco´s Creative Director

    Vlisco´s creative director Roger Gerards on why the Dutch textile label is (and isn´t) an African brand Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Georgie Baddiel - Models 4 Water

    To mark World Water Day Thursday March 22 we spoke to Baddiel about her vision for Africa, fashion, and water for all. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Meet... Amine Bendriouich Couture & BS

    Moroccan maverick Amine Bendriouich was the king of street-cast models at AMFW 2012. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Meet Gloria Wavamunno

    This Ugandan designer looked to the style tribes of the early 1980s for her AMFW 2012 show. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Meet... Grey

    Rukky Ladoja, Tola Ayanwale and Obi Obi make up the young Lagos label Grey. Their jolly, wearable designs came out to play on Sunday afternoon at AMFW 2012. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Meet... Laurence Airline

    Laurence Chauvin Buthaud’s Abidjan-based menswear label Laurenceairline celebrated its second season as a label at AMFW 2012. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Meet... Gavin Rajah

    We catch up with established South African designer Gavin Rajah, who following his Lagos debut at AMFW 2012 will be joining ARISE at New York Fashion Week in September. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Viv La Resistance

    Viv La Resistance opted for pillar-box hats and tie dye jersey dresses and loose suits in a broad spectrum of candy and neon shades. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Vonne Couture

    Vonne Couture showed an all black satin range of dresses and separates worn with fedoras Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Ozwald Boateng

    The Japan-influenced collection avoided all gimmicks and focused entirely on what Boateng does best: damn good suits. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Telfar

    Telfar got the party started with his high NRG collection that combined and reversed traditional textures and silhouettes to create a casual but considered take on urban sportswear. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: The Vessel. By Lois

    Lois Samuels ventured from sea to turf throughout her traditionally tailored presentation. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Funlayo Deri

    Funlayo Deri’s pretty cocktail dresses were made from lemon and grey printed chiffon or black velvet panelled with navy chain mail lace. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Gloria Wavamunno

    Uganda’s Gloria Wavamunno got fresh with her early 1980s stone-wash denim jackets and skirts, and asymmetric shirts with triangle wax print appliqué. Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Petrou/Man

    Petrou/Man aka Nicolas Petrou brought post punks, skinheads and mods together for a riot of radical tribalism Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: NKWO

    Nigeria’s Nkwo Onwuka looked to Native American Indian ways of dressing for her collection of jersey twist dresses and baggy trousers Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: KLûK CGDT

    AMFW 2011 Designers of the Year KLûK CGDT made a triumphant return to Lagos with a Tudor-style range of pure and virginal looks Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: Kiki Clothing

    Ghanaian Titi Ademola of Kiki Clothing showed several white cotton wrap and cocoon dresses Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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    Day Four: GREY

    Grey, a young Nigerian label whose motto is ‘Be Happy’, took the tragedy of love as the theme for its autumn/winter 2012 collection Read more...

    Published: 2 years ago

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