Watch: First episode of I Of Africa season 2 by Aina Fadina

I Of Africa – the brainchild of New York-based model Aina Fadina – has returned for a second season. The web-series features interviews with “Africans and friends of Africa, performing progressive work around the world, be it in art, fashion, music or business”. Fadina, as the creator and host of the series, explains that through it she intends to celebrate “individuals who are inspired by the African continent”. Older episodes […]

 

Slideshow: AfriPOP! picks...The best of African Fashion Week

The marquees are down and the ramps folded up, but for four days the Mercedes Benz African Fashion Week created a whirlwind of fabrics, textures, prints and beautiful people. With dozens of African designers converging on Johannesburg it’s hard to pi where can i buy cialis online ck a favourite, but then again fashionistas usa pharmacy didn’t have to because they were spoiled for choice. Every designer certainly owned this […]

 

Do We Need an Africa Fashion Collective?

Fact: African fashion is here to stay, as is evidenced by the increasing number of fashion weeks taking place in African nations. South Africa already has Capetown Fashion week and South African fashion week, while countries like Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria (Lagos Fashion week) and Tanzania (Swahili fashion week) have recently conducted their own fashion weeks. Firms created specifically to handle African fashion have been set up such as Adiat Disu’s Adiree Fashion Agency and Africa Fashion United Agency created by stylist Gugu Lethu. So now I ask, with all these great initiatives, do we still need the Arise Collective?