• KickStarter Project: MamAfrica Clutches by MODAHNIK

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    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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  • Q & Africa | Nzingah Designs

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    “Where strength is beauty, and beauty is strength…” is the magical quote that greets you when you enter the Nzingah Designs website.  Nzingah is the designer behind the brand and she is also a teacher, a visual artist, and a spoken word performer.  She was born from Haitian parents in Florida and began her journey …

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  • Africa’s Top 5 | Elements in African Fashion

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    There has always been a thing for exotic fashions, but today, African fashion seems to have people immersed within its’ bosoms.  It’s now, more than ever, a fashion that’s IN fashion; it has evolved to become something more than each individual who chooses to clothe themselves with it. Designers today in African fashion combine elements …

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  • Fashion Sighting with “African Visions” | Vogue Accessory

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    There’s a collage of accessories out there in the world of fashion, and the selection process is fierce — but someone has to do it.   When Photographer Lucia Giacani  and stylist Enrica Ponzellini teamed up, they captured our sight with their Vogue Accessory editorial “African Visions.” They selected accessories from designers such as Burberry, Dolce …

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  • Q & Africa | Enyo Jewelry

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        This week’s Q & Africa will be featuring jewelry designer Enyonam.  Enyonam is a vibrant individual who resides in Washington, DC.  She is the creator and designer of Enyo Jewelry.  Her background story is very rich and colorful, and she effectively channels that through her designs.  Each piece is captivating and it is …

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  • Lisa Keating: A love Affair Between Africa and Paris Begets Keating’s Collection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY-June 2012- Lisa Keating will present her collection at Africa Fashion Week New York, Friday, July 13th. AFWNY, produced by Adirée, will take place July 12th, 13th, and 14th at the Broad Street Ballroom in New York’s Financial District. A love affair between Africa and Paris beget her designs. Designer …

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  • Stay Socially Conscious and Warm this Winter with Indego Africa and Anthropologie

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    Indego Africa has got you covered this winter with cold weather accessories. They have recently partnered with Anthropologie for the release of their “Sarapo Loop” scarf. This scarf was designed by Anthropologie’s Linda Trau, guided by Rwanda Knits, and produced by Indego Africa’s inspiring partner cooperatives Hope, Mpore Mama, Hosiana, and Susuruka – operating together …

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  • The Bracelet That Relieves Famine in Somalia

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    We always love playing with accessories and dressing up an outfit, especially when we can do some good and raise money for charity in the process.  Noir Jewelry has made a special edition bracelet for Modelinia to raise money and awareness for the famine in Somalia.  All of the profits raised from the sales of …

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  • American Designer Empowers Women in Rwanda

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    Nicole Miller, who has already made a name for herself in the fashion world has partnered with Indego Africa to co-design a line of accessories to benefit women in Africa.  The vibrant and colorful line includes fair trade textile bangles and woven bracelets made by women in Rwanda.  These bracelets are not only a way …

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