Video: Fashion Designer Alber Elbaz on Losing Everything After he was Fired From Lanvin but Finding his Voice Again

‘Renowned fashion journalist Suzy Menkes once called superstar designer Alber Elbaz a “master of improvisation.” That instinctual, passionate disposition was on full display onstage at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers, in partnership with QIC Global Real Estate, as Elbaz waxed on lyrically about what he’s learned since his abrupt firing from Lanvin in …

France: Fashion Designer Lanre Da Silva Ajayi to Design for the Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange in Paris

The best of Nigerian Arts and Culture is set to take center stage in Paris at the Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange (NCAE) where the best of Nigerian culture will be on the global stage. A celebrity, media and fashion lovers’ favorite, the multiple award-winning Lanre Da Silva (LDA) label has been selected to showcase Nigerian …

Washington, D.C. based Ghanaian designer Afua Sam launches new ready-to-wear line – ‘The ‘A’ Concept by Afua Sam’

  Afua Sam, a successful Washington, D.C. based Ghanaian designer has launched a new ready to wear line called ‘A’ Concept by Afua Sam. Sam who is currently the founder and creative director of the award winning couture design house, Studio D’Maxsi, explains her reasoning for the new ready-to-wear line. “The idea has been lingering …

(Photos) Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg Day 4: Narok NYC #MBFWJ17 #MBFWJ2017

At 27, New York based Kenyan-American designer Zeddy Lukoye is the new kid on the block and the creative mind behind Narok NYC. The designer has dressed Kenya celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o and Edi Gathegi and explains that his brand name was inspired by a county west of Nairobi also called Narok that supports Kenya’s …