Pierre-Antoine Vettorello at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show (Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? For me, S/S 2012 will be defined by warm colours, dramatic designs, as well as ‘soft’ materials such as silk and suede. Also, I believe that we will see more draping in clothes. My collection this year will feature some very spectacular pieces contrasted with …

Jewel by Lisa at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show (Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? We dug deep into our roots and crafted a story that formed the basis of our collection – it is woven into each garment, the fabrics and the accessories. I believe the things that will define us this season are our uniquely stunning prints – …

Bunmi Koko at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show ( Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? What will define the collection will be how unique it is. The collection is formed on the seductive nature of the ‘sirens’ in Greek myths. Their irresistible beauty and enchanting voices brought sailors to their death in shipwrecks on their rocky island. Exploring and telling …

Lanre Da Silva Ajayi at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show (Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? My S/S12 collection, Labour of Love, takes the trends of bright clashing looks and a refined ladylike silhouette and infuses them with fresh new ideas. It features modern classic cuts and architecture to result in a cutting-edge collection. What can we expect from your collection? …

Tsemaye Binitie at ARISE Made in Africa Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Show (Pictures)

“What do you think will define S/S 2012 for you? A great season! It is important as we build the company up we must do great business as well as design. What can we expect from your collection? Beautiful clothes! As a young label we are trying to break new ground and try new things. …