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NAMES came and unboxed some of the newest international talents in fashion during LFW over a 3 hour period with a series of contemporary experiences at Somerset House.  In Gold We Trust Over 600 guests walked through the doors to attend…

LFW Designer Profile: Gayeon Lee SS20

The striking colour palette of the Gayeon Lee SS20 collection is drawn from Milton Avery’s paintings, and the majority of the pieces feature playful placement of pleated panels that give a refined fluidity. Collages of geometric-cut patterns combine with a subtle, pastel-toned palette with hints…

Lady Eccentrik: Black Women in Pin-up.

If there is a movement in fashion that has seen black women contributions overlooked, it is that of the “Pin-up”. Sadly, historically and presently, vintage glamour is mainly associated with white women although the impact and influences of black women…

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…

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…

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…

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…