Cotilda beautifully infuses culture and contemporary fashion with bold collection

Fashion designer, Cotilda, through her bold debut at the 2016 Africa Fashion Week London, showed how her brand has successfully managed to infuse her African heritage with contemporary design. The c...

By Janine Dube | Published: 25 October 2016

Britain's Top Designer Award 2017 now open for applications

The Britain's Top Designer Award 2017 is now open and invites applications from fashion designers across the nation.The Britain's Top Designer Award is part of Fashions Finest Catwalk Shows during Lon...

By Staff Reporter | Published: 20 October 2016

JenniDezigns offers classic, quirky clothing for children

There is an increased international interest in African prints and one fashion brand focusing on showcasing vibrant prints from the continent is JenniDezigns. The brand, established in 2015 by mothe...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 18 October 2016

SHIKHAZURI jewellery eclectic style pays homage to different cultures

SHIKHAZURI, at the 2016 AFWL, provided an interesting insight into the latest trend of layering jewellery where each piece can be worn in different ways. In an interview with OneVybe, the Kenyan born ...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 12 October 2016

Fun and colourful Meme Bete bags for the woman who wants to stand out from the crowd

Meme Bete stole the show at the AFWL 2016 garnering some appreciative cheers from the ladies in the audience. The designer, Taribba do Nascimento from St. Lucia, charmed everyone with a little twerk...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 05 October 2016

Clara In Wonderland brings out the ‘warrior and magical super hero’ in wearer

Italian fashion designer, Clara Longobardo, brought a mixture of fashion and fantasy to the catwalk at Fashions Finest during London Fashion Week 2016. Clara's designs are inspired by her surroundin...

By Janine Dube | Published: 30 September 2016

ONOMEN's 'unapologetically quirky' AfroPunk style exudes strength and boldness

ONOMEN, established by Aiwan Obinyan in 2014, had a successful relaunch, showcasing the brand's second collection at the AFWL 2016. Aiwan had taken a break from music at the end of 2011 and the clo...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 29 September 2016

Victor Wong showcases his bold sunglasses during London Fashion Week

Victor Wong, born in Hunan Province, China and based in London, showcased his range of sunglasses at Fashions Finest, during the London Fashion Week 2016.Through travelling, the designer has been is i...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 24 September 2016

Caesar Couture maintains reputation for exquisite tailoring through quality

Caesar Couture, established in 2000 by Nigerian designer Esosa Ogedegbe, popularly known as Caesar, has gained a reputation for its exquisite tailoring, which was clearly evident on the catwalk at th...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 22 September 2016

Fashion label, Jaua, perfectly blended to make a woman feel sexy and comfortable

Fashion designer Ana Lima presented key pieces from her label, Jaua, at the Africa London Fashion Week 2016. Originally from Mozambique, Ana is based in Portugal and her designs are influenced by he...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 21 September 2016

Tiza Designs targets the confident modern woman with exquisite collection

Fashion designer Tiza Chandwe, from Malawi, unveiled her latest collection at the Africa fashion Week London 2016 and she did not disappoint. Her collection was fun yet simple and sophisticated. Sh...

By Janine Dube | Published: 16 September 2016

Highlights from the AFWL 2016 exhibitions

It may be cliche but Africa Fashion Week London 2016 was bigger and better with designers and retailers from all over the world coming together to showcase their work. The event took place ov...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 16 September 2016

Detour Fashions and Zadira Africa To showcase at AFWL 2016

Detour fashions is a brand that gives women a chance to explore and be inspired to improve their lifestyles and personalities. Its timeless pieces are simple, elegant yet trendy. Founded in 2007,...

By Fashion reporter | Published: 31 August 2016

Diversity, Creativity, Colour meet the Runway at Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase 2016 UK

Designers 'RAAAH Tsitsi Fred Knitwear, Pesnique, House of Hohwa, S Vingo and guest designer Braid Couture took to the stage with their creative, elegant and inspiring collections on the opening ni...

By Mike Tashaya | Published: 13 August 2016

Fearless African design and talent converge on London Olympia this September

Africa Fashion week London celebrating its 6th season in style! Since debuting in 2011, this inspirational event has gone from strength to strength; championing new and emerging designers who a...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 13 August 2016
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