• Fashion Focus Ghana | Sarah Christian


        It has always been a pleasure to meet with the vivacious young lady who goes by the name of Sarah Christian.  I’ve also gotten the pleasure to wear some of her exquisite designs and interview her.     “I want to contribute to the progress of the women in our society.  I want to …

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  • Fashion Focus Ghana | House of Eccentric


        For over a decade, Patrick Poku Asante has been producing dynamic, trend-setting garments of quality.  His brand, House of Eccentric Clothing lives in the minds of fashionistas not only in Ghana, but across the African continent.            Patrick Asante is regarded as one of the very best and innovative African …

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  • Fashion Focus Ghana | Abrantie


        The man behind the “A” LOOK is Oheneba Yaw Boamah; a creative person who is all about design, fashion and film.   When I conversed with him, he told me how his journey began.    “It started as being a helping hand to my auntie, who’s a fashion designer.  I later studied Industrial …

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  • The allure of African fashion


                                          This article is surely needed. We can all see the rising fascination with African fashion and African inspired fashion. It started as something African designers did to show that they’re proud of their heritage, but now …

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  • Reuben Reuel | Meet the Man behind De-Mes’Tiks NYC

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    In the winter of 2007, Reuben Reuel left Virginia Beach, VA to follow his dreams into the fashion industry in New York City. After working as a freelance sampler and design assistant for several design companies, he decided it was time to create a business of his own. In 2010, Demestiks NYC by Reuben Reuel …

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  • Honey Malaolu | Africa Fashion Week 2013 Designer

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    Honey Malaolu is a bespoke fashion brand inspired by beautiful rich colours and ethnic cultures, keeping the essence of the butterfly at the focal point of each of their designs. Each collection piece recreates the essence of the beautiful creature in both shape and boldness, ebbing with vivacity and energy, and creating art in symmetry …

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  • AFW 2012 Designer Spotlight: Fikirte Addis

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    Fikirte Addis, the young emerging designer behind Yefikr Designs is mainly known for turning Ethopian fabrics into tailored made and fashionable designs without losing its cultural touch for the modern day woman. The fabrics are well known for their sophistication, colorfulness and uniqueness. Fikirte believes, “It is important for me not to lose the connection …

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  • Oscars 2013 Rachel Mwanza wears African Designer Nadir Tati Red Carpet


      Dress by Africa Fashion Week designer Nadir Tati at the Oscars tonight was worn by Rachel Mwanza , actress of “War Witch“, a film nominated as Best Foreign Language. Just days before the Oscars, Rachel Mwanza had obtained a visa from the Democratic Republic of Congo based on the film’s award nomination, in which …

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  • DIY AFRICA: African Print Bow Tie

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    Just follow these steps and you can make a bunch of different bow ties all day long! Materials:  piece of african print fabric (9 inches x 4.5 inches)  piece of african print fabric (15 inches x 3 inches)  piece of african print fabric  (1.25 inches x 2.5 inches)  Needle and Thread Fabric Scissors Ruler Pins …

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  • Q AND AFRICA: Meet Anrette


    Describe Anrette Ngafor as a designer: Anrette  Ngafor the creative director for London base fashion house Liiber London with roots from Cameroon. My love for fashion and style from a tender age lead me to pursue a BA degree in Fashion design and Image making at the University of Salford in Manchester United Kigndom. After …

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