MBFWAfrica Day 2: My Wish List

Thursday 30 October 2014 marked day 2 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014 and the designers kept the momentum and interest up from day 1. First to showcase was Congolese- born designer Tina Lobondi who showcased her “Au Cinema” collection which she says  was inspired by actresses whom she admires. Her collection was a hybrid of African and…

MBFWAfrica day 1: My picks from the ramp

Yesterday the 29th of October marked the beginning of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa brought to you by AFI. the show started with New York based Cameroonian designer Kibonen whose collection was embodied in so much bright colours, patterns and print. My favourite look from her collection: Up next was Intisaar Mukadan form Zimbabwe whose collection…

AFRICA FASHION AWARDS 2014

Photo credit: CSA African fashion’s finest to be recognised in glittering ceremony  The nominees for the prestigious, annual African Fashion Awards (AFAs) have been announced, with contenders coming from as far afield as South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Italy for the glittering event, which will take place at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on 2…

Top local and international models to grace MBFWAfrica

Elegantly adorned in the latest designs from Africa’s top established and emerging designers, the flawless faces and beautiful bodies set to grace the MBFWAfrica runway have been sourced from all over the continent and the world – including South Africa, Barbados, Nigeria, Rwanda, Angola, Mozambique, Uganda, Cameroon, the United States, Haiti, South Sudan, Australia, Nigeria,…

MBFWAfrica 2014: AFI Fasttrack winners to present Capsule Collections

AFI Fastrack™ winners to present capsule collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014 Four young South African fashion designers will present their much-anticipated capsule collections in the final phase of this year’s African Fashion International (AFI) Fastrack™ Programme on 1 November, Day Four of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa (MBFWAfrica) 2014 at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. The…

Women’s Theatre Festival

The Women’s Theatre Festival starts tomorrow the 16th of October  until the  26th of October at the Olive Tree Theatre in Alexandra. I caught up with Kerryn to find out more about it. Q:How and Why was the Women’s theatre festival founded? A: Ntshieng Mokgoro, the founder of Olive Tree Theatre Productions and the Women’s Theatre…

Flori Roberts Cosmetics Launch

Photo credit: 4Elementsmedia Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Flori Roberts cosmetics launch at Stuttafords in Sandton City. The event was organized by 4 Elements Media. As we got in we were welcomed by the brand ambassadors of Flori Roberts South Africa, Amo Chidi and Ziyanda Yako who looked great . their make-up…

The launch of the new face of Thierry Mugler

  Georgia May Jagger was revealed as the new face of Thierry Mugler at an exclusive VIP launch that I managed to crack an invite to. The launch was held at Urban Tree in Sandton , a venue befitting of this magnificent event. Tamara Dey was the host and the performer for the day. She…