New York Fashion Week Fall 2007

New York Fashion Week is in full swing! For a whole week the city of New York will be invaded with brilliant style stars, fashion, fashion parties, fun and the …

TowerBrook Capital buys up Jimmy Choo

Shoes on my feet, I got it,” sang Beyonce in the hit song “Independent Woman” with now defunct music girl group, Destiny’s Child. What Beyonce left out was that one …

Are Skinny African Models Doomed?

The debate over the “super-skinny” model has been so hot it’s reached a boiling point. As of this week, Africa, particularly South Africa, jumped on the bandwagon by banning “super-skinny,” …

Skin Care Please, no Bleach.

What African beauty brands come to mind when you think skin care? For the African Ladybrille reader, your answer better not be “Lux”, “Venus De Milo” or “The bleaching creams …

Does Africa have a Fashion Industry?

I chuckle atimes at the response and reaction I get when I speak of Africa’s Fashion Industry. “Really, Africa has a fashion indsutry?” Followed by wrinkled faces and raised eyebrows …