LVMH Louis Vuitton appoints Virgil Abloh as its new Men’s Artistic Director

Louis Vuitton appoints Virgil Abloh Virgil Abloh, who is of Ghanaian descent, has been named as Men’s Artistic Director for LVMH Louis Vuitton. Abloh owns the label Off-White which was a finalist in the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers…

Stefano Ricci: a fashionable family luxury affair with Africa

    Florence, Italy. On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 93, I met at the Fortezza da Basso, Filippo Ricci, creative director of Stefano Ricci. THE ROOTS: Founded in 1972 by Stefano Ricci and his wife Claudia, Stefano debuted…

Italian’s mens fashion is welcoming Africa: an interview with Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine

Pitti Immagine Uomo, the most important Italian men’s fashion fair has recently closed its doors.  It was the 93rd edition of the exhibition that regularly takes place in Florence at the Fortezza da Basso and was presenting the men’s fall/winter…

Aspinal of London opens its flagship store on London’s Regent Street

We were recently invited to the House Warming party of the Aspinal of London. Here is what we can tell you about the new store of this iconic British brand. Aspinal of London has got a new home The British…

Top 10 Nigerian Fashion Designers Taking The World By Storm

Nigerian fashion designers are at the forefront of fashion and threatening to dominate the global scene… The moment that has been predicted for well over a past decade is finally here: Africa has emerged as the breakthrough continent currently when…

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time 5650G

The latest introduction from the world’s most renowned watchmaker is a watch that comes from their Advanced Research program. It bears the name Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G. It is the first Patek Philippe Advanced Research that doesn’t have a…

Making the Cut: How Nigerian tailors Okunoren are head-to-head with the Savile Row Dynasty

The Okunoren way: A Nigerian designer-duo with a brand tagline that reads ‘Conceived in Nigeria’ are showing how bespoke tailoring and clean fits are not just exclusive to the UK. They are taking Africa and the rest of the world by…

From Paris with the stylist

Her iPhone is how she displays her photography skills, her unending love for photography. Charmaine King is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fabourg and Figueroa based in Paris, having moved to France more than 15 years ago from…

ASPINAL OF LONDON SS17: A VERY BRITISH AFFAIR

Aspinal of London is a British heritage luxury brand of handcrafted leather goods, silk scarves and stationary for both men and women. Although the company was established in 2001, the quality and craftsmanship as gained it the recognition and respect…

HIGHLIGHT FROM CAESAR COUTURE AT AFWL

Wrapping up its sixth year, the African Fashion Week London (AFWL ) has progressed in terms of structure and portfolio of designers who presented. Launched in 2011, the pre-London Fashion Week (LFW), the two day event,  has become a staple…