Jacqueline Shaw's book, Fashion Africa, changing perceptions about the continent

For a long time, Africa has been seen as a place that needs help, a place rich in culture but seldom as a contemporary partner in business.It can be argued that many fashion students, particularly...

By Janine Dube | Published: 24 August 2014

Watch Africa Fashion Week London 2014 on OneVybe's Youtube Channel

Africa Fashion Week London 2014 was a roaring success and you can now watch videos of the event on OneVybe's YouTube Channel. Below are a few of the videos available to watch. To watch more videos,...

By Staff Reporter | Published: 13 August 2014

Africa Fashion Week London - Day 2 Pictures

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is the biggest African event of its kind in Europe and it aims to showcase the industry's established and emerging talent. AFWL was founded by Ronke Ademiluyi to ce...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 10 August 2014

Africa Fashion Week London 2014 off to great start

Africa Fashion Week London 2014 got off to a great start. The fashion show provides a platform for emerging designers who are influenced by Africa or are of African descent.AFWL 2014 was firs...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 14 August 2014

Threaderick presents its new ethical and eye-catching collection

Threaderick have some eye catching fashion accessories and what's great about them is that they are ethically produced.Each Threaderick piece is unique, handcrafted, embroidered and made in the UK fr...

By Janine Dube | Published: 17 July 2014

Bow Afrika Fashion fast becoming a sought-after brand

Bow Afrika Fashion is a young, vibrant and exciting clothing line based in Johannesburg, South Africa.In the short time the label has been around, it has garnered a loyal international clientele a...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 07 August 2014

Designer Terrie Mahati on what sets him apart from the rest

The apparel industry is very competitive and only the smartest and most innovative manage to last the course. Terrie Mahati, a Zimbabwean designer based in the UK, is one such person and OneVybe Maga...

By Janine Dube | Published: 01 July 2014

About Africa Fashion Week London 2014

Africa Fashion Week London 2014 showcased handpicked African and African inspired brands based in the UK and was held from Friday 8 to Saturday 9 August at the Olympia, Kensington, London.In the hal...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 19 August 2014

As Rihanna wins CFDA style icon award, what makes an iconic dress?

Only a handful of dresses have had a lasting impact on fashion history, bringing sudden fame to the actresses who wore them or transforming their designers' reputation.     But what i...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 19 June 2014

Source Africa helping African manufacturers embrace growing global interest

Africa's manufacturers are ready to take advantage of the growing global interest in the continent through Source Africa, the Textile, Apparel and Footwear trade event taking place in Cape Town from 1...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 05 June 2014

What is couture?

According to Harriet Bowe of theindustrylondon.com, Couture is a legally protected and controlled label that can only be used by those that are certified by Paris’ official couture governing body,...

By edited by Pippa Mann | Published: 23 December 2014

Print trends for spring/summer 2014

For spring/summer 2014 prints are likely to be bright as seen during most famous fashion shows in 2013/2014.Timeless floral prints are likely to be versatile as seen in the collections of many fashio...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 06 April 2014

Africa Fashion Week London (pictures)

Following the success of Africa Fashion Week New York, Africa Fashion Week London was launched and will be held every year during the fall at an announced location in London. Africa Fashion Week L...

By Pippa Mann | Published: 08 April 2014
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