African Fashion Archives - We Are Africa
A fictional interpretation of Vogue Africa – by Mario Epanya / via Business of Fashion
18
Jun
2018
IT’S OFFICIAL: VOGUE IS FINALLY COMING TO THE MOTHERLAND

5 -min. read Yup, you heard us right: Vogue Africa is on the way, and now Condé Nast are talking logistics. Get the latest from Melissa Twigg.

© Yinka Shonibare MBE
19
Oct
2017
ARE FAUX-AUTHENTICITY AND AN OUTDATED NOTION OF AFRICANNESS ENDANGERING THE CONTINENT’S NEW AESTHETIC?

5 -min. read Do old notions of ‘Africanness’ and ‘African authenticity’ do justice to the contemporary art forms brewing throughout the Motherland today? Discover the African artists who are challenging the status-quo.

05
Sep
2017
AFRICA IN VOGUE

3 -min. read The continent’s top boutiques, hotel gift shops and department stores can swap their European and American lines for clothes by the plethora of talented local designers: African fashion is finally in the global spotlight.

18
Apr
2017
COLOUR (DRESS) CODE

2 -min. read We Are Africa has a bold new dress code: cast aside your musty tradeshow wardrobe, embrace the continent’s creative aesthetic and let loose your personality with your show attire. Are you ready for a creative explosion?

18
Oct
2016
MAKE YOUR MARK IN THE MARKET

3 -min. read Weekend markets have become popular destinations for a truly authentic, African shopping experience.

17
Oct
2016
MAKE AN IMPACT

4 -min. read African fashion and lifestyle brand Lalesso ticks the visual and responsible impact boxes – Eugene Yiga catches up with founders Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser.

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