• AFWNY featured in Le Rapport Minoritaire


    A feature story covering Adiree and AFWNY recently graced the pages of Le Rapport Minoritaire.  The magazine which is dedicated to finding diversity in design came across the work we’ve done for the African community with AFWNY and felt that we fit right in with the other entrepreneurs and innovators in their magazine, including Tyra …

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  • Nail It In Africa

    A nail artist who has put lace, Ankara, and traditional Navajo designs on the nails of many enthusiastic women, is our type of artist. London nail artist Sophie Harris-Greenslade is known for her wildly intricate nail designs, she even did a coral reef for recording artist M.I.A. once.The catch is that she’ll only be in …

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  • Blackbird Jeans Tackling the World of Fashion


    AFWNY design duo Zeddie Lukoe and Sidney Owino, the masterminds behind Blackbird Jeans are always looking for new business ventures, tackling global fashion, and looking for ways to expand their blossoming design house.  They have recently put their bold and vibrant design expertise to work with a new t-shirt (pictured above) which is featured in …

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  • Kachi Designs Brings Her Flair to Zen Magazine


    Zen Magazine featured an exclusive four page feature on AFWNY designer Kachi Designs. The magazine sat down and did an interview with head designer ChiChi Anaele of Kachi Designs to dig deeper into her world of fantastic flair and elegant tailoring.  The designer who draws from her Nigerian heritage as part of her inspiration only …

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  • AFWNY Designer KikoRomeo interview with luxury blogger SNOB EFFECT


    Kikoromeo Africa Fashion Week New York 2011 designer Ann McCreath of KikoRomeo took the time after her runway show during AFWNY and spoke to Monique McFoy of SNOBEFFECT on her fascination with different cultures and how that translates into her design. The Scottish born designer who now is a fashion powerhouse in Kenya prompts Kenyans …

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  • The Fashion Capital of Ghana- FashionistaGH


    FashionistaGH is the place to be if you want to keep up on all the fashion and trends in Ghana.  The online community created by Ob Abenser is a flourishing meeting places for fashion lovers, industry leaders, and those just getting their feet wet in the vibrant field of African, more specifically Ghanian, fashion.  They …

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  • African Businesswomen in the Modern World


    The founder of Africa Fashion Week New York, and CEO of Adiree Public Relations, Adiat Disu, was recently asked to join other innovative thinkers and creative minds at the USAID and Corporate Council on Africa 8th U.S. Africa Business Summit.  The panel highlighted strong African women who have entered the U.S. business market and are …

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  • Vibrant, Confident, and Feminine from Aso Damisi


    A talented duo of self-taught design savvy sisters are bringing their take on the fashion world to the runway with Aso Damisi.  Moriamo and Latifat (the design duo) have recently launched their Spring/Summer 2012 collection and have created a line for women who are not afraid to step out in something vibrant and eye-catching.  The …

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  • Kenya’s Fashion Scene Gets a Blast from the Future


    The Kenyan fashion scene is getting a blast from the future…yes you heard me right, I said future.  The brand, Myrobi, is using an innovative new kind of imagination that goes far beyond the boundaries of fashion.  Myrobi’s line of futuristic graphic tees are presented by three alien-like characters named Mort, Zagaa, and Princess, each …

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  • Kachi Designs Featured on KHOU Houston


    AFWNY designer Chi Chi Anaele of Kachi Designs was recently featured on Channel 11 KHOU News from Houston, Texas.  The chemical engineer turned fashion designer talks about the creative process and how each piece she designs tells its own story.  She is now stepping into formal wear for proms and bridal with designs suited for …

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