The African fashion is intertwined with its culture, and as such it is represented through textile, design and styling. Women dress sense usually form part of their identity and it is also a form of expressing themselves.
Jewellery Etiquette Wearing jewellery to work can be intimidating, in a conservative environment, you can limit yourself to merely wearing earrings. In less traditional offices, studs and little hoops are okay, but they should not be distracting. At work, loud, glitzy jewellery is unacceptable, as it will only serve to distract your coworkers. You can … Continue reading Reflections on Jewellery with AFI | The Fashion Enthusiast
Namibia’s young fashion star Chanté Bock is the epitome of a conscious fashion designer. While she graduated from fashion school some four years ago with a keen interest in futuristic themes, she has since developed an appreciation for slow fashion. Meaningful Fashion Leading a pack of young, Namibian fashion creatives pushing the sector through authentic … Continue reading Inside Namibian Fashion Designer Chanté Bock’s Sustainable Collection
In conversation with Fifi Peters, Dr Moloi-Motsepe details the newly launched concept store House of Nala, located at the Leonardo in Sandton
Zimbabwean-born fashion designer, Taku Dlamini is redefining women’s fashion staples, giving a modern twist on the beloved blouses, flowy dresses and culottes. Taking a step back from complicated and boldly colourful designs that often make their way onto the runway, for her latest collection, Taku Dlamini decided to opt for a more minimal and sophisticated … Continue reading A Celebration of Classic Femininity through Modern Fashion
Learn more about the African fashion designer, Keletso Moraba and how he went from David Tlale The Intern winner, to the Africa Fashion International runway.
Each year, the fashion and creative world wait patiently for the Pantone powers to dictate the colour that will inform the season’s aesthetic. In years past, the colour authority bestowed the title of “Colour of the Year” to singular hues like Classic Blue (2020) and Living Coral (2019). However, for the year 2021, the colour … Continue reading Fashion Trends: Grey + Yellow | Pantone Colour Combination of the Year