2016, Fashion News

Eye on talent

New Tokyo james SS17  Look Book review “After a successful showing at the South African Menswear fashion week platform held earlier this year, British Nigerian designer Tokyo James launches the SS17 Look book shot in South Africa. click to see…

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2016, The Africa edit

cultivating Africa’s creative economy

Re:Fashion Africa In early Spring 2012, and about midway through fashion studies at The New School, Parsons School of Design, in the Big Apple, I serendipitously stumbled across contemporary fashion images from African fashion designers Taibo Bacar (Mozambique) and Maxhosa…

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2016, Fashion Week

My SAFW Xperience

To be bluntly factual. I didn’t go. Here’s what happened. I sent an email requesting media accreditation for the event, admittedly a day (I think) after the indicated closing date on the SAFW website. About 10 days later after several…

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2016, The Africa edit

Fashion Grab

Being Heritage Day in South Africa, I thought I ‘d share my article on Cultural Appropriation in the context of African Fashion published in the September issue of SA Fashion Handbook. Here are a few excerpts, from the article…. The…

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