Posts tagged "african fashion"

Make Way For This Model’s Shoulders

So much for shoulder pads going out of style. At the African Collective show, they were very much out in full force. [NYC, 2/13/10]…

By: Erin Flaherty / February 18, 2010

African Designers Debut During New York Fashion Week

Major designers have always been inspired by African textiles and beadwork. Last spring the collections of Diane von Furstenburg, Oscar de la Renta and Roberto Cavalli featured tribal patterns and other African influences. African designers, however, haven't been able to penetrate the U.S. fashion market. But this year, with the election of Barack Obama a…

By: Annika Harris / February 13, 2009