Jun 13 2019
A celebration of colours and creativity was held last week in Dakar, brought to life by Adama Paris. Thirty of Africas most talented Designers had the opportunity to showcase their creations to the international guests attending.
Adama Paris explains to FA254 that Dakar Fashion Week is more than a Fashion Show and a Fashion event, its …
May 23 2019
The Dior cruise show took strong inspiration from traditional African wax fabrics and glass beads. Flowing gowns, shirts, two-pieces and suits all made from Kitenge fabric.
The opinions about the Dior cruise collection 2020 splits. Especially people coming from an African background, feel irritated about their use of the textile. The African wax print is spread …
May 09 2019
When the first Monday in May arrives, nobody can escape the Met Gala posts on Social Media.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art decided “Camp” to be the Gala theme of 2019. The obvious definition of Camp came to my mind, and I was thinking of late nights by the fire making smores and sleeping in a …
Oct 03 2018
September is all about Fashion. As Fashion month comes to an end, we followed the worlds most successful Fashion Weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris. From Karl Lagerfeld’s spectacular beach setup to the classic runway shows, here are some of our favourite looks of the upcoming Spring/ Summer season. Scroll down and get inspired.
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Aug 08 2018
Addis yet again proves itself to be the Fashion Hotspot of Africa. With Addis Fashion Week coming up, we have talented designers up our sleeve who are going to be part of the Walk for Business.
Walk for Business gives emerging professional African designers the once in a lifetime chance to get together with international buyers …
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 …
Jul 06 2018
The green showroom is a fashion fair, where materials and designs are displayed against the rundown concrete of the Kraftwerk warehouse. This summer over 50 brands showcased their creations and our Addis designers were right in the middle of it.
As I entered the warehouse, escaping from the blazing heat outside, it was like stepping into …
Jun 27 2018
Fashion Week is the time of year when the city fills up and a special vibe flies through the air. Some look forward to it, presenting their new outfits while proudly roaming the streets. Others hide at home in despise of the constant show-offs, who’s who and small talk. Whoever of the two you might …
Jun 06 2018
As we get closer to July, we can’t help but feel excited about working with some of the best designers from Addis Ababa who will come to Germany for the Berlin Fashion Week as part of Fa254 and GIZ’s ADFT 2018 project. From exhibiting at the Green Show Room to mingling with international buyers and …
May 23 2018
Once again, the ABURY Design Experience returns for its 4th edition in search of emerging designers to create an accessory capsule collection using traditional crafts knowledge from different cultures. The Abury Design Experience (ADEx) seeks to revive a fading handicrafts spirit among young designers and urge them to invigorate declining artisanal heritage by applying a …
May 16 2018
Fashion design in Ethiopia is rapidly flourishing with Addis Ababa boosting a number of natively made leather bags and shoes as well as dapper ready to wear by the city’s young up-and-coming designers. Ethiopia’s low start-up costs and high-quality eco-friendly production techniques have ensured that new designers are creating successful brands that are garnering international …
May 02 2018
Fashion Africa 254 (FA254) together with the German International Cooperation (GIZ) are working on discovering and promoting the best Ethiopian designers for a better sustainable future through the project Sustainable African Fashion: Promoting Ethiopian Fashion Designers. The project’s aim is to have the most talented designers travel to Germany for the Berlin Fashion Week in …