Fashion Weeks in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi provide a showcase for local designers and are spurring similar events in neighbouring countries.
South African designer David Tlale has put on a sophisticated show at the renowned New York Fashion Week with an elegant, minimalist collection.
Self-taught clothing designer Shaldon Kopman is giving men a hot local option for street-savvy African style.
Britain's most successful fashion designer last week opened a major exhibition in London's Design Museum – just don't call it a retrospective.
Designer Zano Sithetho, of the label Skorzch, has been changing the face of menswear in SA since his bright designs hit the runway two years ago.
The creator of the Babatunde fashion brand aims to show the world that the continent is a force to reckon with.
Gloria Wavamunno’s eponymous label is only four years old but has already showed on the catwalks of the major African fashion weeks.
Soft, sensuous and super-feminine, designer Vesselina Pentcheva talks to Emilie Gambade about her enduring love affair with couture.
Featuring top designers like Black Coffee and Stoned Cherrie, South Africa Fashion Week saunters its way down the runway this weekend.
The bluecollarwhitecollar brand is about distinctively designed shirts that draw inspiration from the past.
In a world renowned for superficiality, Gert-Johan Coetzee's down-to-earth qualities set him apart.
Marianne Fassler and Robyn Orlin put the trash into tutus and tiaras.
Mahlatse James looks back on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town and what the future holds for the young designers featured this year.
For fashion designer Thula Sindi, pleasing his audience is more important than expressing himself.
A Chanel audience was led through a fake airport terminal on to a mock-up jumbo jet for a first-class show.
Gary Oldman, Adrien Brody and Willem Defoe are among the Hollywood talent enlisted to wear Prada's suits and coats in pictures.
Brad Hodgskiss, the man behind the Mingo Lamberti t-shirt label, writes about his design philosophy.
Chinese-American designer Vivienne Tam has lifted the made-in-China label out of the discount bins and onto the world's catwalks.