He’s neither white nor gay but somehow Ghanaian/British designer Ozwald Boateng has risen to the dizzying heights of British fashion. Get the debut dates and watch the preview for ‘A Man’s Story’, the documentary about the first and youngest black tailor to have a business on Savile Row.
You will recall, last year’s Africa Fashion Week was co-branded by the African style glossy magazine Arise. A press release sent out at the end of last year said that relationship was no more.
However, Dr Precious Moloi Motsepe, Chairperson of African Fashion International maintained, “We remain focused on maximizing the enormous potential Africa FashionWeek has shown, and the impact Cape Town Fashion Week continues to have on the industry.”
And so the show went on. AfriPOP! was at the Joburg leg which kicked off last week Wednesday, and also at the Africa Fashion Awards which brought things to an interesting close.