Africa’s 6 Powerhouse Women Fashion Producers

LADYBRILLE – Less than a decade ago, it was hard to find fashion shows displaying the designs of contemporary African designers on runways anywhere on the local or global fashion map. Today, the opposite holds true. Indeed, Africa’s fashion industries and local communities enjoy an explosion of fashion weeks. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa, South …

Business

“Foundations for the Future” a Speech by Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe at the IHT Luxury Conference

FASHION, LUXURY AND THE PROMISE OF AFRICA: FOUNDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE Speech by Dr. P. Moloi-Motsepe at the IHT Luxury Conference Given my background being a doctor, I have always been passionate about creating fundamental change in people’s lives, their health and employment in Africa. As such, I am excited to be here to talk …

News

Arise Magazine Ends Sponsorship Agreement with Africa Fashion International, Heads to Paris Fashion Week

It was only last year that Africa and the world saw two seemingly power houses Africa Fashion International (AFI) and Arise Magazine enter into what appeared to be a divine relationship, Arise’s sponsor of Africa Fashion Week produced by AFI. Some of the key terms of the agreement were: 1) co-naming rights of Arise Magazine …

Events, News

FIFA 2010 World Cup Final Draw: List of Teams, Red Carpet Pictures and Video

The battle lines are drawn as South Africa prepares to be the first African nation to host the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Towards that end, Soccer’s influential personalities from across the globe gathered in Capetown, South Africa in the first week of December for the FIFA 2010 World Cup Final Draw. Thirty-two teams were …

AFI’s Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month

New York Fashion Week is literally right around the corner! As the fashion industry prepares for a spectacular week, this September, of fabulous shows, paparazzi, fashionistas, beautiful models, great parties and of course the business of fashion, an equally fabulous show prepares to kick off in South Africa, Arise Capetown Fashion Week. Behind the scenes working …