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  • Post-Imperial: Heritage Nigerian Textiles for the Modern Man

    By Staff | Men

    Post-Imperial is one of the brands responsible for cultivating a contemporary aesthetic for the African diaspora within menswear. Founded by Niyi Okuboyejo, a Nigerian/American designer based in Harlem, New York. Born in Lagos and raised in Texas, Ni...


  • Mimi Plange: African Inspired and now African Made

    By Staff | Women

    New York-based designer Mimi Plange is a graduate of the San Francisco Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and holds a degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. This combination is not surprising when looking at...


  • lemlem: Iconic Summer Style that Supports Artisan Craft + Maternal Care

    By Staff | Women

    There are always two distinct signs that summer is on its way; bare legs and a glimpse a someone breaking out their whimsical, gauzey pieces from lemlem. The colourful, handwoven pieces with their intricate embroidery make them immediately recognizab...


  • Studio One Eighty Nine: Fashion to Create Social Change

    By Amanda | Women

    Studio One Eighty Nine is the brainchild of marketing/communications whiz Abrima Erwiah and actress/activist Rosario Dawson to bridge their passion for social and economic development in support of One Billion Rising, the largest global call to act...


  • EDUN: Luxury Brand Once Again Calls Africa Home

    By Amanda | Women

    For their SS16 collection, sustainable luxury brand EDUN’s Creative Director Danielle Sherman proves she is staying ahead of the curve. With the brand since 2013,  Sherman is lauded by Vogue for turning African influence into high fashion pieces....


  • Fashion Revolution Day: You Hold the Power

    By Kate | Events

    On this day, in 2014, going to work to make clothes led to the death of 1,134 people and injuries to another 2,500 in what is considered the deadliest garment-factory accident in history. The Rana Plaza complex, in Dhaka, Bangladesh was an eight-st...