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Arts and Culture – Tebo Bakwena
Arts and Culture – Tebo Bakwena
Fashion Without Borders founderAt the age of 30, Tebo Bakwena decided it was time to revisit her passions and return to the...
South Africa has a bold new vision for the fashion industry
South Africa has a bold new vision for the fashion industry
Imagine this scenario: you are browsing through the images from London, New York, Milan or Paris Fashion Week and, of course, there’s a lot “to...
[Video]African models on the international stage
[Video]African models on the international stage
The Mail and Guardian caught up with models Bunmi Ademokoya and Adau Mornyang who have modelled for London, New York and Africa fashion week.
Marvel at the humble vellie’s fashion feat
Marvel at the humble vellie’s fashion feat
A shoe sits on a shelf in a store without saying much about how it was made or the many hands that brought it into being. There it rests, one among...
Ramping up local talent
Ramping up local talent
South African Fashion Week's winter 2012 designer collections, launched over four days last week at the Crowne Plaza in Rosebank, Johannesburg,...
From Soweto streets to London catwalks
From Soweto streets to London catwalks
Amid all the glamour and autumnal colours at London fashion week, a touch of Africa was electrifying the catwalk. With a stunning and dramatic...
Niger's Alphadi pushes African fashion to global scene
Niger's Alphadi pushes African fashion to global scene
The West African country of Niger is better known for its poverty and at times its Tuareg rebellion -- not for fashion.
New York's African catwalk
New York's African catwalk
New York is arguably the most glamorous city in the world.
Identity complexity
Identity complexity
'There is no such thing as African fashion -- there is only fashion by African designers."
From Obama America to Runway Africa
From Obama America to Runway Africa
In an excerpt from the SA Fashion Week catalogue American academic Victoria L Rovine discusses the world's perception of African fashion

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