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FAB Fashion: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa Day 2 Mustafa Hassanali

Tanzania’s premier and most celebrated wedding and evening gown designer Mustafa Hassanali painted the runway red on Day 2 of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa with his ‘Afrilaal’ collection, ‘Afri’ a short from of Africa and ‘Laal’ Hindi for colour … Continue reading

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Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2012 Runway Trends Report by Sharon Ojong

The Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos runway trend verdict is in. You’ll be craving crimson, embracing the luxe touch of sequin and getting crafty with designers’ fantastic new prints. Long and lean is the runway silhouette du jour, be it … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Mustafa Hassanali

Hassalani from Tanzania was the Barbie for the night with his feast of bright coloured 18 piece collection featuring large polka dot in flared skirts and Barbie dresses with amazing necklines.   “The name of my collection Afrikalos is derived … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Diary of a Model at Arise Fashion Week Lagos AMFWL Part 2

Sitting here in hair and make up again… This is turning out to be Makida Moka’s Arise Magazine Lagos Fashion Week Hair and Make Up Chronicles. Hair and make up is the only place I get to sit down at … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Mustafa Hassanali @ FIMA (Festival International de la Mode Africaine) in Niger – by Simi Balogun

Pan African designer, Mustafa Hassanali pursues fashion as a religion. His personable and affable demeanor in parallel with his bohemian works of art have made him Tanzania’s premier and most celebrated designer. With an A-list clientele of Tanzanian society, Hassanali … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Africa Fashion International Week, the Designers – by Rachael Divers

As Jumoke Ilori reported last week, “once again, it’s that time of the year when hoards of fashionistas flock to the heart of Sandton to see what FABulous new items their favourite designers have to offer for the coming season…like every … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Swahili Fashion Week and Shopping Festival – by Rachael Divers

Swahili Fashion Week is a fast growing platform showcasing fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and the African continent. It is currently East and Central Africa’s largest fashion event  and runs from 10-12th November. The event, primarily set … Continue reading

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