Jul 18 2018
African Designers for Tomorrow 2018 in Berlin:Four brands from Ethiopia, selected by FA254, presented their collections during Berlin Fashion Week
Read the original article published on Vogue Italia here
In occasione della settimana della moda di Berlino, FA254 – la piattaforma fondata da Waridi Schrobsdorff per valorizzare i designer emergenti africani e supportare la loro internazionalizzazione – ha presentato quattro designer etiopi a Greenshowroom, in collaborazione con German International Cooperation; alcuni pezzi delle loro collezioni, poi, hanno sfilato all’interno del …
Accessories are not just necessities in terms of your style but they rather elaborate on the uniqueness of your fashion sense. Just as Anna Dello Russo said: „Accessories are like vitamins to fashion.“
Men can go for a wide range of accessories to accommodate their style this season. Ponchos are welcome as the eye catcher if …
“Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future” – Albert Camus. Culture is not just important for our society but even very necessary in terms of creativity, creativity nourished by different cultures can contribute to a bigger influence in our …
The season is changing. The weather is getting clearer – spring and summer are on their way. It’s the time of the year where bright colors are highlighted in outfits. This applies to men as well as women. This sunny season is the perfect opportunity for men to be brave enough to wear pink.
Most men …
We had the privilege of being featured in the latest Almanach magazine during this past Fashion Week in Berlin.
Turtlenecks or Polo necks or whatever term we prefer have emerged back to the fashion scene. As a matter of fact, they were never totally gone. They’ve just been popularized again. Let’s travel through time and see how the turtlenecks were represented:
In the 20s and 30s, turtlenecks were mainly a middle-class fashion trend.
In the 50s, …
Winter is the time of year, where we layer up and get our onion-look going. But like so often, it’s the little things that are most important.
Accessories always give your outfit the finishing touch. Various designers have shown us their accessories creations already in fall. When it comes to gloves, it’s all about the long …
Ripped jeans were a big thing during summer, but know we’re standing knee deep in red and yellow leaves there is no reason to take off our favourite pair of ripped denims. Throughout this whole year I have seen various styles of ripped jeans. Blue, black, grey, stone washed, a little slit under the knees, or …
I would like to introduce you to The Cotton Made In Africa Initiative. This initiative supports cotton farmers to sustain themselves through trade; teaching and training them with experts.
Like The Ethical Fashion Initiative, The Cotton Made In Africa Initiative is not charity. Their focus is on supporting the local cotton farmers to break out of …
Sneakers have been a big theme since last year in the high fashion world. While the last couple of weeks various shows have shown us, that the sneaker trend still hasn’t stopped. And thank God for that!
Many high fashion labels have brought sneakers into their collections giving a certain kind of casual easiness to the …
Ethical Fashion plays a huge role in today’s Fashion Industry, as more and more people get aware of the sustainability of fabrics and fashion products. It is important to know that Ethical Fashion is not about charity, but it is about connecting local businesses with the international fashion industry.
Bringing lots of employment opportunities to the people …
This week the New York Fashion week totally stole my attention from african fashion. So I thought, why not write a piece about what was going on during the most important days for international fashion.
Of course New York had it all covered. The most fabulous designers presented their most fabulous creations. The fabrics, colours …