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Berg Publishers presents Africa

December 22, 2011


‘Africa’ is a single reference volume on dress and fashion in this region. The volume was originally part of the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, which explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dressed and adorned body across cultures and throughout history. The ten volumes have been made available individually for the first […]

Couture de Burundi – Country PROFILE

December 20, 2011


Fashion in Burundi is ‘Off the hook’! Did I say that? I most certainly did. In my almost three years of living with and among Burundians, and now as a Burundian myself, I can safely say that Burundians are very fashionable people. I have read in previous articles, especially online, stories of present day Burundians […]

Le Tabouret D’Or – Luxury AFRICAN FASHION E-Boutique

November 5, 2011


“African Fashion” is continuing to rise up. And boutiques are popping up everywhere we look which is fantastic! Even this week we were asked about the availability of African fashion the USA and it was just by chance that we were told about LE TABOURET D’OR. Headquartered in Dallas, Le Tabouret D’Or is a privately […]

Africa Fashion Week and Trade Show – 2011

October 18, 2011


The time is upon us again! This is the week not to be missed in the African fashion calender!! The premier fashion events company promoting African fashion on the African continent AFRICAN FASHION INTERNATIONAL (AFI) will be presenting African fashion and creative talent in a manner that makes local talent globally relevant and ensures that the world has market access to […]

A Letter to You from Christie Brown

October 18, 2011


Christie Brown was founded in March 2008 with the launch of the brand’s first run way show in Accra, Ghana. Creative Director, Aisha Obuobi has since grown the brand and led it to win major global awards including “The Emerging Designer of the Year” for the year 2009 at Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa. Christie […]

African Fashion Scarves for the Winter Months

October 10, 2011


We have noticed a movement within African fashion to include accessories and in particular scarves and not just for the winter season. We have spotted a few that we really love and wished to highlight to you as you prepare to wrap up for the winter months. Feeling a wee bit chilly don’t you think […]

The AFG book launch – EVENT update – Director’s feedback

October 3, 2011


Wow, wow, WOW! Oh what a night!!! The AfricaFashionGuide book launch was certainly one of a kind – definitely a night with a difference and after all my efforts, determination and hard work to bring this night to you I truly needed a day’s rest 🙂 This way I could start afresh to prepare all […]