Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts opens its doors to African fashion design and Afro hairstyling

On the 23rd of August Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts is opening its doors to an exhibition project devoted to the multifaceted world of African fashion design and Afro hairstyling. It’s the first time the museum will exclusively show the work of designers and artists from Africa and the African Diaspora. There is a new generation Continue Reading

Finding Mother (‘s) Day

  Mother’s day always there in March, just before the sweet smell of Spring in the air, a day to unite families together, to celebrate womankind, a day that should encapsulate everything you feel about your mum. For me, Mother’s day was never circled in my calendar as I had a very fractious relationship with Continue Reading

UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER BA A/W 2019 LFW RUNWAY COLLECTIONS

The University of Westminster BA runway show on Friday 15th February 2019 marked the second time that the University of Westminster BA has shown on the London Fashion Week schedule. Professor Andrew Groves radical rethink of how fashion education is delivered has meant that the Westminster course is aligned with the international fashion calendar. All Continue Reading

London Fashion Week AW19

Battlefield to Ballroom – Paul Costelloe A/W 2019-20 Paul Costelloe shows his mastery of tailoring. With striking, military-inspired coats in pure Italian wool, they lead a collection full of rich colour, reminiscent of the Tsars and homecoming from War, an escape from austerity and what is to come….Opulent, mill-engineered velvet corduroy with a lavish handle, Continue Reading

Eki Orleans reveals their latest SS19 Collection ‘EBEN’

With her tenth collection, Creative Director of Eki Orleans, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, found inspiration in her rich Edo Nigerian heritage. Edo being a state in Nigeria, the Creative Director used the traditional Edo sword, the Eben, as the design focal point of the stunning prints in the aptly named Eben SS19 collection. Designed with the modern woman in Continue Reading

African Film Academy Awards (ZAAFA 2018) In London

The Zulu African film academy awards (ZAFAA Awards) took place this past weekend. After taking nearly 2 years off to hold the award in Nigeria, the annual film award that attempts to recognise African filmmakers both in the continent, and the diasporas came back to its birth city with a bang. It brought both home-grown talents Continue Reading