• Angolian Authority: Designs that Demand Respect

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    *+-    Internationally showcased and talented designer Nadir Tati will be showcasing her designs on friday July 14th at this year’s Africa fashion Week New York. Tati brings the strength and power of the Angolan woman’s presence to life on the runway. Her use of light fabrics embodies the style and elegance of life and …

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  • ILL-La-La Designs: An influential and eco-friendly!

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    *+-  Designer Sheila Denanyoh designs for the luxurious man and woman with an eco-friendly appeal. With an influence of African culture Denanyohs’s designs emphasize the figure with an elegant touch. The vibrancy and spirit of Africa can be seen throughout her bright, bold prints that she uses to create her chic hand bags that are …

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  • Your clutch need a little kente infusion cc’ Ama Sika!

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    *+-Now is the time to add that stylish new clutch to your accessories collection. Designer Ama Sika of Ani Siya has added a touch of her Ghanaian/Canadian culture to her new clutch designs. Sika’s use of Kente cloth in her accessories allows you to mix and match these colorful prints with a simple daytime or …

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  • Africa Fashion Week 2011 Designer Video: Design By U

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    *+-DESIGNER DESIGN BY U  VIDEO FROM AFRICA FASHION WEEK IN NY 2011  Adirée launches AFWNY 2011 designer videos in anticipation for AFWNY 2012   What: Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) 2011 designer video release: Design By U Inspired by her Ghanaian culture and family, Fatima Samad creates bold one of a kind pieces. …

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  • Africa Fashion Week New York 2011 Designer: Sarfo of Styles

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    *+-DESIGNER SARFO OF STYLES VIDEO FROM AFRICA FASHION WEEK IN NY 2011  Adirée launches AFWNY 2011 designer videos in anticipation for AFWNY 2012   What: Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) 2011 designer video release: Sarfo of Styles   For many African designers, fashion is an interwoven story of beauty and culture. Since 2000, …

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  • Africa Fashion Week 2011 Designer Video: Editalo

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    *+-DESIGNER EDITALO VIDEO FROM AFRICA FASHION WEEK IN NY 2011  Adirée launches AFWNY 2011 designer videos in anticipation for AFWNY 2012   What: Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) 2011 designer video release: Editalo   Designer Olatide Adeniyi and her cleverly named line Editalo were revealed to the fashion world in 2007 at the …

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  • Clash of the Burches

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    *+-In recent news, Christopher Burch’s new fashion line, C. Wonder, takes inspiration from many aspects of his life. Most notably: his ex-wife, Tory Burch, with whom he built a billion-dollar brand.  This phenomenon of an “Inspirational fashion line” without notable credit is also evident on an international level, where European designers are going into Africa …

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  • It Is Time To Get African Designs From The Source

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    *+-For the past few fashion seasons, the “tribal trend” has been in vogue with inspirations from Africa leading the way. For their lines, designers drew from their experiences on safaris, the colors and patterns worn by traders in the markets of Marrakesh and the intricate bead-work many African women and men wear to adorn themselves.  …

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  • It Is The Evolution Of African Inspired Designs, And Barbie Is On Board!

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    *+-African Designs can not only be found on the Runway, on furniture, or in showrooms, but it is now being seen on Barbie Dolls. Designs by African Designers are proving themselves as not being something that is evanescent and hot at this very moment, but African designers are rather making themselves known and proving that …

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  • Bolder, Brighter, and Better than Before: AFWNY 2012 Designers Plan to Make a Statement with Unique Patterns

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    *+-Why dress yourself in last year’s fashions when this year’s trends are begging you to be bold!  Whether you’re walking the streets, reading a magazine, or watching TV, you’re bound to notice that wearing bold print is what’s hot in 2012 Mesmerizing florals, geometric shapes, daring dyes, and maybe even textured patterns are sure to be seen at the 2012 African …

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