VIDEO: Why Africa’s Fashion Industry isn’t Blowing Paris & New York Out of the Water

The world seems to be fascinated by African culture and design. So why isn’t the fashion industry on the continent blowing Paris and New York out of the water? The issue appears to be as complex as the patterns of African prints. To help understand what investors are looking for in the industry CNBC Africa …

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York S/S 2015: David Tlale, Deola (Sagoe), B. Michael America & More to Show!

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York  is right around the corner and there are some really good shows to check out. Below are some brilliant brands we have come to really like and plan on including in our list of shows to check out this season: BCBG Maxazria | Sept 4th, 2014 at 10am Fashion …

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Curated Looks: David Tlale at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg Autumn/Winter 2014

David Tlale was in a very patriotic mood this season, a mood that is reflected on the runway as his models waive the South African fashion happy flags. His collection this season was impressive overall, although I wanted to see a change of models in some of the pieces showcased because it appeared sometimes that …

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(Feb. 9th, 2014) David Tlale to Show at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week A/W 2014 Show

We are hoping for a drama free show as David Tlale prepares to show, for the second time, his stand alone Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week show. For his Spring collection last season, the fashion industry globally woke up to a nasty fight between him and People’s Revolution CEO Kelly Cutrone for an alleged …