Thursday, August 28, 2014

Kamokini: “Blocks” Collection


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Kamokini is a Nigerian swimwear brand founded by swimwear designer Kambili Ofili Okonkwo.  KAMOKINI swimsuits are inspired by everything; art, music, African culture, Western fashion trends and an understanding of a woman’s sensuality.

Check out more from the collection after the jump.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Bespoke Clothings: Spring/Summer 2014 “Redefinition of Lifestyle” Collection

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Bespoke Clothings is a Nigerian based fashion brand  owned by designer and creative director, Adesokan Segun Yusuf. The brand caters to male and female clientele.

According to the designer and creative director of the brand, Adesokan Segun Yusuf, the collection can be seen as the look of an individual who pays attention to every quota of their wears in line with who they are.This collection is inspired by a fashion quote which says “fashion has to reflect who you are not caring about your background, ethnicity, culture, social status or emotional status. It doesn’t have to be bright, it just have to be you”.
Check out the full collection after the jump.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Applications to show at London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2015 is now Open!



The British Fashion Council has opened applications for menswear designers who would like to showcase at LCM next year. Like every season, the showcase will be divided into a series of events and showcases including presentations, designer showrooms, catwalk shows as well as installations.

The applications are open to men’s ready to wear and accessories designers. The Autumn/Winter 2015 season will take place in London in January 2015.

The closing date for applications is 22 September 2014.

Please visit the LCM website for application details.


British council Young Creative Entrpreneur Fashion & Design Awards 2014



British Council YCE Award 2014: Fashion/ Design

This is an online application form for the British Council's Young Creative Entrepreneur Fashion/ Design Award.

This award is for people who are running young businesses which are innovating fashion and design through new business models. We are particularly looking for people who are using digital platforms to reach new audiences.

To qualify, the businesses need to be between 2 - 7 years old.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Totally Ethnik: VIDA Collection 2014



Totally Ethnik is a classic African Label that is rich in colour and style. It is a perfect blend of modern and eccentric style. 

Check out the full collection after the jump.

Monday, August 04, 2014

AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON: August 8th to 9th 2014

Culled from London fashion news

DISCOVER OVER 200 DESIGNERS AT EUROPE’S LARGEST EVENT FOR AFRICAN INSPIRED FASHION TAKING PLACE AT OLYMPIA WEST

Africa Fashion Week London is a celebration of African design talent and the diverse ethnic influences that contribute to fashion in the UK. This exciting event will champion new and emerging designers who are inspired by the rich culture of Africa and incorporate this heritage into contemporary design.

Top designers will be showcasing collections on the catwalk including British designer Ade Bakare from Nigeria and Adama Paris from Senegal, whose designs are popular in New York city and Tokyo boutiques.