Influencers

The people who make an impact on the luxury world and beyond

The new wave of Young African Luxury Fashion Designers.

Watch out, there’s a new wave of Young African luxury brands in town who are paving the way for other young African designers and are making fashion statements around the globe. Luxury brands like Rich Mnisi, Inga Atelier, Thebe Magugu,…

Fashion and Polo: The perfect pairing.

Fashion and polo, a perfect way to appreciate a cultural experience in the most luxurious way. The #LuxAfriquePolo is the perfect balance of African culture, an invigorating sport and luxury. The 3rd Annual #LuxAfriquePolo is taking place on the 31st…

Gucci gets it right with Millennials!

It is no secret that Gucci has become a brand favourite amongst millennials and celebrities around the world and in 2018, the brand doubled its sales with more than 55% of those consumers reported to be under the age of…

The ‘street fashion’ to enlightenment with Yinka Ash

Youth, an essential component of revolution that cannot and will not be overlooked- and the fashion revolution is no exception. Yinka Ash, the Nigerian fashion designer and creative genius behind Ashluxe knows this to be true, describing his own work…

5 minutes with Agresti’s Gabriele Garrè

Safety, elegance and refinement are the true embodiment of what Agresti represents and delivers with each piece designed. We recently sat down with Agresti’s Company Partner & Commercial Director to get an insider look into the Italian brand that has…

Looking back at the 2018 Lux Afrique Polo Day

The inaugural edition of this event will showcase top international polo players from across Africa going head to head in an exhilarating match of polo. Each year, the event will strive to showcase the different up and coming teams from…

Indulgent skincare treatments by Epara

Skincare is a big business. But while innovation is rife when it comes to products and formulations, the industry itself is slow to change. Women of colour, in particular, are underrepresented and underserved. It can be an almost impossible task…

Spark inspiration with Africa’s top 10 billionaires

When discussing the exclusive and oftentimes elusive world of billionaires, it seems our gaze quite instinctively falls on the Western World. Names such as Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos are as commonplace as knowing the difference between sparkling wine and…

How Ikiré Jones helped redefine African men’s wear

It’s not often that you find a unique visionary in fashion that marches to their own tune. It’s not uncommon to find that designs just tend to meld together, and you really cannot tell the brands apart because they all…

Montegrappa’s tradition of innovation: a conversation with Giuseppe Aquila

Last week, we spoke to Giuseppe Aquila about the intricate details of writing instruments and how Montegrappa is still one of the top of mind brands in the industry.  According to an interview done for Italian Entrepreneurs, the family’s Montegrappa…