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Will Enninful drive to launch Vogue Africa in 2018?

You can trust Naomi Campbell to kick off a conversation like no other model. As an established brand, Vogue will want solid market research before opening up fresh versions of itself into new markets. Having launched Vogue Arabia in 2016, will the appointment of Edward Enninful to run Vogue UK lead …

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The Rise of Adwoa Aboah

Smouldering red lipstick, the headscarf, the bleached eye brows, the shimmering metallic eyeshadow in transcending shades of blue – anybody would be forgiven to think they’ve stumbled across a special collector’s issue of a vintage Italian Vogue, but the model in question is Adwoa Aboah and the decision to grace …

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African & Caribbean War Memorial Opens

The African and Caribbean War Veterans Memorial was seen for the first time on Armistice Day, 11 November 2014, at the Black Cultural Archives in Windrush Square, Brixton, London. This was an early look at the memorial to Service Personnel from the Caribbean and Africa in WW1 – during the …

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An Homage to Michelle

For the last eight years we’ve watched how Michelle Obama’s style and taste can shape a presidency – and one of the most interesting articles I’ve read to date about Michelle’s impact on the fashion industry is by Vanessa Friedman of the NY Times.  ‘There is simply no ignoring the …

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AFROPUNK Needs Your vote for: UK Festival Awards

The 13th Edition of the UK Festival Awards will take place on November 28th 2016 at the Roundhouse in Camden. Since its launch in 2004, it has evolved into a major industry event and its awards are now highly coveted by festival organisers. All the nominations honour the vision, creativity, expertise and …

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Tales of Africa Event on 28th October

Kicking off an entire weekend of celebration for all things African, Brighton Museum will be hosting ‘Passion For Fashion: An Evening of Tales from Africa’ on Friday 28th October. This is a great opportunity to visit the Fashion Cities Africa exhibition and to really get a feel for African fashion, …

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