Tag Archives: Africa

Designer Focus – Zimbabwe’s House of Mucha

LinDi Mucha is founder and creative director of  fashion label House of Mucha. Now based in Hertfordshire, Zimbabwe born LinDi has always had a passion for Afrocentric wear since her teen years. “I first got into art design whilst in law school”, she said. “Now I’m planning to study Fashion …

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Designer Focus – Tangerine

Tangerine is a ready-to-wear, couture brand based in Abuja, Nigeria. The brand has a reputation for designing timeless, simple and elegant pieces. Creative director Ibee Egbuson quit her 9-to-5 job 4 years ago to pursue a career in the Fashion industry.  If you want to embrace vibrant colours and ditch the …

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Does the African fashion industry need leadership?

When it comes to the markets for cars, music or technology – then the major events are easy to pick out, everything is clearly organised on a global scale, very efficient and business like. With African fashion, events seem more localised, the design and production are smaller-scale and often regionalised. How …

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World Economic Forum arrives in Cape Town this June

Originally founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum in an international non-for profit organisation that brings a variety of leaders together to generate ideas and strategies that will help drive sustainable development. The next event takes place in Cape Town, South Africa from 3rd to 5th June. …

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Pangaea II at the Saatchi Gallery

“Pangaea II” is the second installment of Saatchi Gallery‘s museum- bringing together artists from two continents that were once untied. The exhibition features 20 artists from Africa and Latin America, displaying contemporary art with strong themes identifying the cultural and social facets of people and places from Africa and Latin America. Runs until …

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