• Honoring Adiat Disu Our CEO & Director of Africa Fashion Weeks| Global Connections for Women foundation (GC4W) Celebrate with Forbes Most Powerful Women


    The Honorable Chair of Global Connections for Women Foundation, Chief Temitope Ajayi (Mama Diaspora), and the GC4W Founder/CEO, Ambassador Lilian O. Ajayi  will award several prominent and distinguished international women leaders for their commitment to women empowerment and leadership in advancing gender equality in their community. By recognizing these distinguished women leaders on such a momentous occasion as …

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  • 11 African Fashion, Beauty, & Lifestyle Social Media Campaigns You Should Join


    Adiree campaigns; the crucial, primary, and essential compenents of our social media platforms.  They are what link us to you and they also give you a sense of what goes on within the company.  Whether you’re a stylist, a blogger, a designer, or an artist there is a campaign for your voice!   Get to …

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  • Africa’s Top 5 | Doses of Celebrity African Fashion


    Okay, no doubt, it’s a fact that African Fashion is not just a trend, it’s here to stay! Also, there’s nothing like celebrities putting designs from the Diaspora on the map.   Today, we’re putting a hot light on the FAB celebrities that stepped out in African influenced designs!  View them below.   1. Lupita …

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  • Adeola Ariyo for Elizabeth Arden


    Headliner! Nigeria’s Adeola Ariyo makes history as Elizabeth Arden‘s first African Beauty Ambassador!  Unlike her predecessor Lerato Moloi, the South African Beauty Ambassador, Adeola will represent the whole of Africa, giving its women someone to identify with.  The brand announced that their selection was based on the characteristics of individuality, diversity, and the expresssion of …

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  • Q & Africa | Mafoya Dossoumon


    Also listed on this week’s ‘Africa’s Top 5’, we are featuring a savvy author by the name of Mafoya Dossoumon for today’s ’Questions & Africa’.  This adept writer & communications professional composed the book “African Expectations”.  The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on his worldview and life experiences. Having lived …

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  • Q & Africa | Farai Simoyi


    Farai Simoyi was born in London, England, the child of Zimbabwean parents. She lived in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she got her first taste of textiles and fashion, (from her aunt’s lingerie company at age five).  Her aunt would give her scraps of fabric, which Farai would sew together by hand to make clothes for both …

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  • African Fashion Designers in New York Fashion Week


    We are currently in the midst of New York Fashion Week Madness! While extraordinary designs go up and down the runway, we make sure to highlight the designers of African Heritage.  Designers David Tlale and Reem Acra have long been figureheads in the global fashion industry and have put on marvelous shows once again!   …

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  • Africa’s Top 5 | Books by African Authors


    Among film and music, literature is a vessel that we use to capture the things around us, including our lives.  When it comes to our home [Africa] literature is very sacred; because the truth about the motherland has been scattered and whipped for many years. In the list below, I’ve highlighted books by lovely authors …

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  • KickStarter Project: MamAfrica Clutches by MODAHNIK


    Fashion designer Kahindo Mateene of MODAHNIK and non-profit organization MamAfrica (in Bukavu) collaborate on a line of clutches to raise funds for women of the Congo.  Investing in these beautiful clutches will generate  funds that will ultimately create stable jobs for “Mamas” in Congo and enable them to acquire resources that they can use to …

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  • Karen Walker | “Visible” Campaign


    The vibrant work of fashion designer Karen Walker has surfaced again!  Following the collaboration with Ari Seth Cohen on a seasoned women’s project and the ADORABLE campaign with kids last year, the exhilarating designer partnered with The United Nations’ Ethical Fashion Initiative to deliver to us a powerful campaign.     For her S/S 2014 …

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