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GUCCI’S FIRST POST FRIDA COLLECTION

Yesterday, Milan Fashion Week saw Gucci unveil its first collection since creative director Frida Giannini stepped down a month earlier than anticipated. The traditional curtain call saw a young design team...
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SOUTH AFRICAN MENSWEAR WEEK LAUNCHES

The very first South African Menswear week is here and we are oh-so excited about it. Menswear often gets neglected in fashion and now we have a whole week of runway shows dedicated to it. South African...
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THE BEST OF MENSWEAR AW 2015

AW 2015 MENSWEAR The menswear shows kicked off on 9 January 2015 and have been nothing short of exciting and innovative – beyond trends and limits. Although most looks are reserved for the daring, we...
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TOP 5 #SFW2014 LOOKS

South Africa's best runway photographer, Simon Deiner, and AFI Prive's Head Buyer Kyle Boshoff selected, styled and shot their top five looks from this last weekend's Swahili Fashion Week. Asya Idarous...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK RUNWAY REPORT

Swahili Fashion Week 2014 just wrapped up, and we're loving what we're seeing from established and emerging African designers alike. Here's our runway round-up: Handmade from Tanzania This brand, which...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK BEGINS

ELLE chats to Jen Deiner, head producer for Swahili Fashion Week, as the runway shows kick off in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam this weekend. What’s your role in Swahili Fashion Week? I'm head...
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COUNTDOWN TO SOWETO FASHION WEEK

Come Wednesday, Soweto will come alive with the edgiest Afro-chic street style as the movers and shakers of the continent's fashion pack flock to the suburb for Soweto Fashion Week 2014. From 26 to 29...
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LAGOS FASHION WEEK UNWRAPPED

While we were in Johannesburg for MBFWA, up north was the showcasing of spectacular design in Nigeria’s fashion capital, Lagos for GTBLFDW (GT Bank Lagos Fashion & Design week), from 30 October to 2...
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FRONT ROW FASHION: #MBFWAFRICA 2014

We introduced you to the designers, hand-picked you the highlights, and now Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa has come to an end, we're reflecting on the best of the front row fashion. From the prince of...
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AFI MBFW AFRICA: DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

Yesterday saw Joburg's Melrose Arch buzz with excitement in anticipation of the start of what transpired to be a proud moment for African design. Here are our highlights from the opening day’s array at AFI...