#MBFWJ16: (Photos) Laduma by Maxhosa @MaxhosaKnitwear at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg S/S 2016

According to Laduma Ngxokolo, designer behind Laduma by Maxhosa, “The brand started out as a my BTech thesis project at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2010. My project was based on exploring knitwear design solutions that would be suitable for amakrwala (Xhosa initiates). My vision was to create a modern Xhosa-inspired knitwear collection that …

#MBFWJ16: (Photos) @AdamaParis1 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg S/S 2016

Adama Ndiaye is the founder of Adama Paris, fashion producer and founder of Dakar Fashion Week, Black Fashion Week & Les Trophées de la mode Africaine and Fashion Africa Channel (fashion made in Africa). View her full collection on AFI International.

Lookbook: ‘Capsule’ by Imad Eduso | 2016 Collection

For design label Imad Eduso, its latest collection is all about beautiful pastel colors, silk organza fabrics, flirty silhouettes, and design details that should keep the Imad Eduso woman relishing in her femininity and power. We love the asymmetrical cuts, the embellishments, the display of strong shoulders, back and legs, all done in a very …

Lookbook – Roots by Linnan’s Collection ‘North Zebra’ is for the Regal & Philanthropic Woman

For Perfectual Linnan Labik, the creator behind Roots by Linnan, an Accra-based label, her latest collection ‘Zebra North’ was about evoking harmony, power and understated elegance through the use of black and white pattern of soft smock fabric. We believe she nailed it. We also love the social cause attached to the brand. According to the designer, …

LBW 015: Meet Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, Creative Director and Founder of Eki Orleans

Hazel Eki Aggrey-Orleans is the creative force behind the high-end London-based fashion-label Eki Orleans. Born in Germany, raised in Nigeria and educated in London, her design aesthetic has been strongly influenced by this diverse mix of cultures. She draws inspiration from all of her cultural experiences, most notably, however, from her West African heritage. Growing up …