Whatever Jay-Z and Beyonce were expecting when they went to Nigeria in 2006, they can’t have seen this one coming. About these ads
Sub-Saharan Africa does not bring to mind an image of a woman with perfectly manicured nails flipping through glossy magazines in search of the latest handbag or celebrity haircut. It would be interesting to know what the writer of this opening paragraph for a news story in today’s ‘The New York Times’ about women’s fashion […]
Featuring designers Lisa Folawiyo, Folake Folarin-Coker, Eric Raisina and David Tlale. Sponsored by the glossy Nigerian magazine, ARISE. Is this all worth it? Will North Americans and Europeans buy the clothes or does inclusion of African designers amount to a bit of “humanitarianism” on the part of New York Fashion Week?