Africa Fashion Week Rebrands with Online Boutique and Designers in Diaspora

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Africa Fashion International (AFI), organizer of Africa Fashion Week (AFW) Johannesburg, returns for round two of the Pan African show without its title sponsor, Arise Magazine. Nevertheless, the event is pushing forward and also re-branding with a new logo, a revamped website, an online African boutique selling the African designs that will be shown on the runway and a AFW … Read More

Orleans Designs by Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, Spring/Summer 2010 COCO Collection

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Well before African fashion was considered a fashionable topic and the ankara fabric gained momentum in the West the way it has, Ladybrille Magazine predicted “African inspired blouses and dresses will become main staples in the West like the modern takes we see with Kimonos.” We were seen as “very ambitious” with our predictions. Our predictions, however, has proved quite accurate. 

Lukando Face of Africa Winner Does Lunch with Iman!

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Lukando is having a blast! She won the 2010 Face of Africa model competition and before she could say ‘WOW!’ she was whisked to New York Fashion Week to strut the Arise Magazine African Collective catwalk. The ultimate icing on the cake? Lunch with Iman and her celebrity friends!

Ladybrille Fashion Police- Thula Sindi Audi Joburg Fashion Week 2010 A/W

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Last week Thula Sindi told BBC, he wouldn’t “be caught dead” in the new designs by the ANC promoting FIFA 2010 in South Africa. That is exactly how we feel about some of the designs he showed this season at Audi Joburg Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010. The Ladybrille women in us would not be caught dead in them. Accordingly, Ladybrille Fashion Police … Read More

Audi Joburg Fashion Week A/W 2010 – Thula Sindi

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Thula Sindi offered us something different for Audi Joburg Fashion Week A/W 2010. Black lace, black lace and more black lace. His love for black lace could not be missed. Black laces were intricately sewn into body hugging knee length dresses, pants and sewn as belts on dresses. There was also a little bit of an obsession with leopard print this season. … Read More