Tag Archives: African designer

Fashion Designer of the year: Anita Quansah

    Anita Quansah London is one of the luxury accessories brands in the UK. Evolving from her fascinating background as a textile designer and jewellery curator, Anita Quansah set up her own accessories label in 2006 after obtaining a textile degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design London. Which has quickly grown into a […]

DURO OLOWU FALL 2015 READY-TO-WEAR COLLECTION

The Nigerian-born, British-educated lawyer-turned-fashion-designer merges riotous prints with daring shapes for collections that transcend trends — and global boundaries.     “I don’t follow trends,” Duro Olowu says. “I’m inspired by the world.” Coming from a designer whose patchwork empire-waisted “Duro” dress has been a hit since its 2004 Barneys debut and spawned an ethnic-bohemian […]

MIMI PLANGE FALL 2015 COLLECTION

        I have been a huge fan, and now an acquaintance of the incredible designer Mimi Plange. If your unfamiliar with the brilliance of Miss Mimi Plange. It’s my pleasure to introduce you to her incredible luxury brand. Ghanaian born and Southern California raised, Plange began her eponymous luxury ready to wear brand, Mimi Plange, in 2010 with […]

African Designer Sophie Zinga’s “Elegant” S/S 2015 Collection

African designer, Sophie Zinga from Senegal presents “Abysssinia” for Spring/Summer 2015. Inspired by the old age Ethiopian Empire, home of East Africa’s most ancient civilization. Miss Zinga references Ethiopia’s  geometrical symbols and shapes throughout her collection. Its feminine yet strong,  Soft yet confident. The Senegal born designer has drawn her inspiration from her multicultural experiences throughout […]

Italian/ African Multicultural Designer Stella Jean ” Man F/W2015 Collection

Stella Jean is one of Milan’s rising fashion stars. Stella Jean is the not only a brand name but the name behind the  Italian-Haitian designer herself. Colorful multiculturalism and avante garde silhouettes have preordained her runway success worldwide. Mixing and matching of different visual concoctions give a sense of authenticity and awareness for pure design. […]

GTBank Lagos Fashion And Design Week 2013 Officially Kicked Off Yesterday

  GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013  kicked off yesterday  with a spectacular show . Lagos Fashion Week will last three days and feature the  new, emerging , chic & unique trends Africa has to offer. African/ Nigerian Designer Wiezdhum Franklyn Debuted his Spring/ Summer 2014 Collection      

Nigerian Designer Maki Oh Spring 2013 Collection

A new designer from Nigeria takes the fashion industry by storm. 26 yr old Amaka Osakwe has found favor with such celebrities as, Lee-Lee Sobiesky, and fashionista  Solange Knowles. Her new collection showcases soft silhouettes, and African inspired prints.