ARISE Fashion Week 2018: Day 1 – About That Curvy Life

ARISE Fashion Week 2018 Day 1: About That Curvy Life Collective  (SALLY BAWA) The runway shows of the highly anticipated ARISE Fashion Week kicked off on 31st March 2018 at Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel) with stunning collections from various designers across Africa. Featuring three designers - FIA, SALLY BAWA and MANOSHIA, The About That Curvy Life collective

By | 2018-04-04T19:55:52-04:00 April 3rd, 2018|

The Blue Jacket Fashion Show

On February 7, 2018 celebrity models walked the runway at Pier 59 kicking off NYFW Fall Winter 2018. They had all come together for the second annual Blue Jacket show to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The Blue Jacket Fashion Show was founded by designer Frederick Anderson and Laura Miller.  Prostate cancer is the most common

By | 2018-02-26T22:51:46-04:00 February 26th, 2018|

Travis Hamilton’s: Negris Lebrum

Travis Hamilton’s inspiration for his company; Negris Lebrum was based on love. It was inspired by a love story from the 1940s, between a young French Creole woman and a black man. Their relationship was viewed unfavorably which made it difficult for them to pursue a life together. In the end, the two were brought together by

By | 2018-02-25T02:43:30-04:00 February 25th, 2018|

COLOURS by Nandi Madida

South African designer Nandi Madida is originally from Durban, and now resides in Johannesburg. She is stunning and her past ventures include beauty pageant wins, and a stint as a TV presenter. Nandi presented her collection Colours as part of NYFW FW18 on Sunday February 11. International guests in attendance included artist activist Laolu was

By | 2018-02-25T02:34:01-04:00 February 25th, 2018|

Colefacts at Summer Sizzle BVI

We recently discovered Guyanese designer, Michelle Cole of Colefacts at the 2017 Summer Sizzle BVI. An award winning designer, Cole is known as a trendsetter in creative fashion and we can see why. These dreamy presentations of elegant lace featuring just the right amount of edge are just to die for. Rich milky fabrics with

By | 2018-01-02T21:07:28-04:00 December 20th, 2017|

KIA VON VEGA 2017 : Walk With Me

Kia Von Vega's garments are a favourite of women who love the chic, and hectic nightlife scene. Kia who is originally from Trinidad was inspired to create by her grandfather. Her grandfather was the first black male to turn into production a pair of jeans in the island country of Trinidad. She began to design after his

By | 2017-12-30T20:57:34-04:00 December 19th, 2017|

Summer Sizzle BVI: Fashion for Hurricane Relief 2017

On Thursday November 9, 2017 Summer Sizzle BVI brought the fashion community together to benefit BVI residents who were devastated by the catastrophic hurricanes Irma and Maria. Summer Sizzle BVI along with BVI Friends and Family NY hosted a British Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Fundraising Event featuring a multi-designer runway show, a silent auction and an international

By | 2017-12-29T18:25:37-04:00 December 19th, 2017|

NYFW Mens Kane-Sanchez

By R. Anthony Morrison Mexican born designer, Barbara Sanchez-Kane was born in Mexican born fashion designer. Has a background that includes science as well as fashion design. She earned her degree in fashion design from Polimoda in Florence. She also obtained a degree in industrial engineering. Barbara graduated in 2015, and landed an internship with German designer Bernhard Wilhelm.

By | 2017-11-25T04:13:44-04:00 November 10th, 2017|

Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Global Glamour Runway Show

Was out of this world. In its 7th year Summer Sizzle attracts respected international designers such as Cesar Galindo and Eduardo de las Casas. Producer and Native Virgin Islander, Terry Donovan was highly praised for bringing the event to yet another level. Celebrity guests included Kenny Burns, Claire Sulmers, and Oscar Nominated Actress Taraji

By | 2017-11-25T04:14:26-04:00 November 9th, 2017|