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It's time for Vogue Africa

Op-ed on BOF by Leanne Tlhagoane, Founder of Refashion Africa.

2018, Fashion News, Fashion Week

Kampala Fashion week 2018

Uganda: Impressions from Kampala Fashion week As seen on Vogue Italia Fashion week was an entire mood: carefully crafted with a seriousness of purpose and commitment, and cleverly curated to stimulate and inspire. Neither one outdoing the other. By nightfall,…

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2018, Fashion News, Style

Birds of Paradise

Known as the ‘Prince of Prints’ , Chu Suwannapha (founder and creative director of Brand Chulaap ) serves a different kind of exotic in his new summer of 2018/19 look book named ‘Birds of Paradise’. Based in Cape Town, South…

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Fashion News, Style

Effortless summer romance

Jad Fardon, Founder and creative director of Awale, takes us on a journey of nostalgia and disconnectedness from the busyness of city life, allowing us to connect with our childlike qualities in nature in his new Awale studio SS19 collection….

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2018, Fashion News

The fruits of a collection

Floyd Avenue and Themba Mbuyisa collaborate to present “The fruits of a collection” Designer | Season: Floyd Avenue AW18 menswear collection The collection: Titled “in Funk we trust” is refined streetwear, strictly color coded in black, canary yellow, denim and…

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2018, Fashion News

New from Thebe Magugu- An ode to Woman

In this newly released lookbook, Designer Thebe Magugu combines his lastest two collections- Gender Studies SS18 and Home Economics AW18 -to explore traits that he most admires about woman. That of the powerful ability to possess both strength and vulnerability….

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2018, Style

How to Update Your Winter Wardrobe

Colder days and nights are here, that is at least for most of us in the Southern hemisphere. Now is the time to start updating and adjusting your wardrobe.  Here are 10 key pieces, inspired by streetwear trends and the…

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2018, Fashion News

On Meeting Designer Imane Ayissi

Imane Ayissi is West Africa’s darling of Haute-Couture.  He lives in Paris but travels back and forth regularly to Yaounde, his original home in Cameroon, mainly for work purposes.   I had the pleasure of meeting him in person for…

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