Then & Now, A Tribute to the African Fashion Model

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“We close out our June Special Anniversary/Model Edition 2011 by taking a look at the African Fashion Model and her contributions to the Western and global fashion industry. The global fashion industry has undergone an evolution like no other. Where has the African model been? As the West experimented with silhouettes ranging from the hour glass in the 1920s to … Read More

Notes from Columbia’s African Fashion Going Global Panel with Supermodel Oluchi & Fashion Indie’s Busie Matsiko

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G. Kofi Annan, an occassional contributor to writes on his blog Annansi Chronicles his experience at Columbia University’s African Econmic Forum 2010. The forum covered many interesting topics but one we really had our eye on was the panel “African Fashion Going Global.” The Panel Synopsis- With the FIFA World Cup being hosted in South Africa this year, it seems like … Read More

Oluchi Panelist at ‘Africa Fashion Going Global’ Columbia University Conference

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Supermodel Oluchi will be a panelist at Columbia University’s 7th Annual African Economic Forum. The event will be held at Columbia University in New York City and takes place from March 26th-27th, 2010. “African Fashion Going Global” With the FIFA World Cup being hosted in South Africa this year, it seems like all eyes are on the continent, but they … Read More

Supermodel Iman, Oluchi and David Tlale to Judge MNET Face of Africa Finale

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Supermodel Iman, Oluchi and South African fashion designer David Tlale will be among the handful of judges judging MNET Face of Africa’s finale which will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on February 6th, 2010. Other judges include Josie Borain (South Africa’s first Supermodel), John Kaveke (Kenya’s leading designer), Nduka Obaigbena (founder ThisDay Media Group & Arise Magazine) and Helen Jennings … Read More

Supermodel Iman Partners with Face of Africa Model Competition

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Supermodel Iman joins Supermodel Oluchi in partnering with MNET’s Face of Africa Model Competition. Iman officially endorsed the competition late last month and her company IMAN Cosmetics will be the official make-up supplier of the newly launched 17 part series, which culminates in a finale in Lagos, Nigeria in February 2010. The winner at that event, in addition to winning … Read More

Mnet Face of Africa Competition Begins New Season

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Face of Africa, the model competition responsible for the debut of Nigeria’s Supermodel Oluchi Onweabga-Orlandi, Botswana’s Kaone Kario, Namibia’s Venantia Otto and Ghana’s Kate Tachie-Menson gears up for a new season to find the next Face of Africa. The event will travel across the continent with the finale to be held in Nigeria, in February 2010, the first time a … Read More