As a socially conscious teen born into a rough neighbourhood, I was particularly conscious of being hemmed in at all corners by The Great Unwashed. Immersing myself in poetry and art from a young age, I would often wish our neutral country was thrust into a period of political instability, just so my cohorts at school would care………about something, anything. 877 more words
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Elizabeth Yemi Akingbade, Creative director Yemzi discusses Yemzi silk, her British-Nigerian link, and her highly anticipated SS17 collection Gold label-2 (high-end) to be unveiled during London Fashion Week in Dalston. 489 more words
Zoe Love Design in a bohemian-inspired tee shirt line the caters to the black femmes with a love of culture, art, and vibrant design. ZLD was founded by sisters Sharlene and Michelle who got the idea after being unable to find clothing that they felt represented them as Afro-Bohemians who don’t identify with a lot of the mainstream apparel that is available. 36 more words
In honour of its original founder, Lanvin today announced the appointment of Bouchra Jarrar as creative director
This morning confirmed the rumours that had been circulating for the last week in fashion circles from Paris to New York. 541 more words
One basic adjective to describe Elie Saab’s unique fusion of western and eastern culture is absolute perfection.
He made us understand that sometimes going to school isn’t really the ruler for measuring success,in 1981 he moved to Paris to study fashion but ended up returning and opening his workshop in 1982. 217 more words