News One Harlem's Fashion Row selects six African-American designer finalists to ... New York Daily News Thanks to Harlem's Fashion Row, three of them will present runway shows uptown on Sept. 16, during the next New York Fashion Week. And it's up to New Yorkers to decide who makes the cut....

African-inspired fashion design was a definite trend on the catwalks of the four major fashion shows for spring/summer 2012. Read on for a round up of just a few of the designers who showed their appreciation of African design. Burberry Prorsum Leading on from the Resort collection,...

Venturing outside labels such as 'Far Eastern designer', his became a global brand. One that the consumer both in the Far East or West could relate to. How can African based, high fashion design talent, become internationally recognized labels? The best African designers combine local and...

" ~Patrick Kelly In the 1980s an American fashion designer from Vicksburg, Mississippi by the name of Patrick Kelly took Paris by storm, becoming the first American member of the Chambre Syndicale du Prêt-à-Porter (the governing body of the prestigious French ready-to-wear...

Black high- fashion designers....where are they?? Besides Tracy Reese, who else is there that's high up on the fashion food chain? I feel that whenever black designers are featured anywhere it's usually this "dip your big toe in the pool to test the temperature then quickly snatch it back...

Milan, the world capital of Fashion. This Summer do not miss the chance to study Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing at NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan and get ready to free your creativity . If you have never studied Fashion, start this Summer with an Introduction to...

"fashion innovation that intended to be essentially invisible" (p. 64). Rovine effectively juxtaposes this first chapter with the following second, to show that the processes in the previous chapter are not the "traditional", unchanging foil to the ever-changing, Western "modern". Tilbi...

The brand recently collaborated with Salvatore Ferragamo on Bags for Africa, has been featured in Vogue Italia, and exhibited at Milan fashion week in 2012 as part of Vogue Talents. In 2011 Adèle Dejak was one of sixteen designers working in Africa chosen to join the Design Network Africa...

When is the last time a major fashion designer made clothes specifically to dance? TheStephen Burrows exhibitat the Museum of the City of New York is a retrospective of a designer inspired by nightlife. Stephen Burrows was a pioneering African American fashion designer whose look was defined...

of award-winning, contemporary African magazine, ARISE has written issue-specific text for publications such as i-D and The Face etc. Opening with a brief history of African fashion, Jennings' New African Fashion goes on to show how this past has influenced an emerging generation of African...

 

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