Tag Archives: London

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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AFROPUNK – A Carnival of Consciousness

AFROPUNK’S UK debut arrived on a warm September Saturday afternoon at Alexandra Palace in North London. From the initial announcement of the event it had everyone talking in the music industry and beyond. From the original headline act M.I.A being dropped, [following the outrage caused by her comments on the Black Lives Matter …

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WeAr Select fashion show lands in London

Available in 8 languages across 50 countries, WeAr Magazine positions itself as THE trade publication for the fashion industry. Over the weekend, London’s iconic Old Billingsgate Market played host to a trade-only show that brought together designers from across the globe. Africa Fashion was on hand to find out more …

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Bunny Chow – South African Restaurant Review

Filling bread with hot food, so you ‘eat the plate’ after you complete the main course is nothing new, but Bunny Chow gives this whole way of eating an interesting South African spin. It dates back to hard times in Durban when poor people could not afford cutlery and crockery. Today’s concept …

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Interview with Sandrine, founder of The African Market

On the fourth Saturday of every month, London’s Old Spitalfields venue hosts The African Market. Brainchild of designer, Sandrine Herbert Razafinjato, this event gives the most talented designers from Africa and those inspired by African cultures, the chance to show their wares to a massive audience – less than 5 minute’s walk …

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Mosob – Eritrean restaurant reviewed

Listed by Trip Advisor as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for 2014, Mosob has been serving up traditional Eritrean dishes to a West London audience for more than 10 years. Taking advantage of a break in the London rain this summer, Africa Fashion decided to see what all the fuss was …

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