Chanté Bock’s Sustainable Collection
Inside Namibian Fashion Designer Chanté Bock’s Sustainable Collection

Namibia’s young fashion star Chanté Bock is the epitome of a conscious fashion designer.  While she graduated from fashion school some four years ago with a keen interest in futuristic them…

Must-Haves from African Jewellery Designers
A List of Must-Haves from African Jewellery Designers

The easiest way to add a touch of elegance and glamour to any look, we’ve curated a selection of the top jewellery picks from the House of Nala.

Xperience AFI Durban Edition Postponed

Johannesburg, 16 June 2021. As a responsible corporate citizen and after a detailed risk assessment with the increase in COVID-19 cases and level 3 lockdown, African Fashion International (AFI) took t…

Africa Day RSVP
Explore Africa with African Fashion International this Africa Day

Explore Africa with African Fashion International (AFI) and our pan-African network of creatives. In commemoration of Africa Day on the 25th of May, which recognises the founding o…

Jean Paul Gaultier show, Front Row, Fall Winter 2019, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 03 Jul 2019
Alber Elbaz Dies at 59

The designer was best known for his spectacular rejuvenation of Lanvin, and his ebullient personality. The fashion world reeled with shock and grief to learn that Alber Elbaz, the designer bes…

Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe Opens a Brick-and-Mortar Concept Store
New Brick-and-Mortar Concept Store Opened at the Leonardo

The founder and executive chairperson of African Fashion International (AFI), Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, spoke to CNBC Africa about her decision to open a brick-and-mortar concept store in the midst o…

E-Commerce Platform for Local Fashion opens a Concept Store at the Leonardo

Sandton, Johannesburg. African Fashion International (AFI) is delighted to announce the opening of theHouse of Nala, an exclusive concept store on Tuesday 30 March 2021.  Located within the …

Taku Dlamini Range
A Celebration of Classic Femininity through Modern Fashion

Zimbabwean-born fashion designer, Taku Dlamini is redefining women’s fashion staples, givinga modern twist on the beloved blouses, flowy dresses and culottes. Taking a step back from complicated …

Keletso Moraba Confirms his Place in the Fashion Industry
Keletso Moraba Confirms his Place in the Fashion Industry

Learn more about the African fashion designer, Keletso Moraba and how he went from David Tlale The Intern winner, to the Africa Fashion International runway.

Colour of the season
Fashion Trends: Grey + Yellow | Pantone Colour Combination of the Year

Each year, the fashion and creative world wait patiently for the Pantone powers to dictate the colour that will inform the season’s aesthetic. In years past, the colour authority bestowed the title …

scalo new york fashion week
SCALO’s New York Fashion Week Debut

African fashion designer, Sello Madupe, debuted at New York Fashion Week this week, with Emerge! Fashion Runway Show. No stranger to the international fashion world, SCALO has presented collections at…

Inga Madyibi Boutique online
Colour vs Geometry In Nguni Inspired Fashion From Inga Madyibi

We’re accustomed to seeing the use of geometric shapes, found in Nguni art, from African designer Inga Madyibi, but we may be in for a surprise with his next collection. We’ve been seeing on his I…

Valentine’s Day Reimagined with the Little Red Dress

This Valentine’s Day let’s ditch the classic little black dress (LBD) and embrace the color of love by wearing a little red dress. This symbol of look-at-me fierceness has been seen on the latest …

Maxhosa Becomes a King of Royal Drip
Maxhosa Becomes a King of Royal Drip

Hollywood has crowned Laduma Ngxokolo of Maxhosa Africa as the King of ‘Royal Drip’. This comes after Laduma dressed the lead and award-winning actor Eddie Murphy, for the sequel of the much-loved…

Top Five Looks
Top 5 Looks This Week

What makes the AFI Boutique unique, is that you get the chance to shop the runway. In this week’s top five looks we catch a glimpse of the runways of Scalo Designer, Sello Medupe, and Lesedi Baakwal…

Loxion Kulca dominated the local fashion scene
Loxion Kulca dominated the local fashion scene

The death of Legendary designer of Mzwandile ‘Wandi’ Nzimande sent shock waves across the country. The talented 44-year-old designer and co-founder of popular streetwear and lifestyle brand Lox…

Sello Medupe
Be bold, be sophisticated but most importantly be you this 2021

There is a story and an inspiration behind every collection. And the Scalo collection is no different.Not only is it is inspired by a feeling of happiness taken from pastel colors but it also has a st…

Seditsi Collection 2021
Find Beauty in everything: Seditsi Collection

Moving away from the glitz and glamour of the city, the Seditsi Collection proposes clothing thatdraws out our natural beauty and designs that allow the garment to evolve with the wearer overtime.We …

Imprint: An ode to Inkomo Yabenguni
Imprint: An ode to Inkomo Yabenguni

The Imprint brand has become synonymous with the reinvention and reimagining of Africanheritage in fashion. Designer Mzukisi Mbane’s commitment to telling the story of his ancestorsin a futuristic w…

Urban Zulu
From the humble beginnings, the Urban Zulu brand has gone global; showcasing Pan-African fashion prints with an emphasis on streetwear

https://youtu.be/K6cSsq2Gqvk Head designer of Urban Zulu, Papy says his brand has always been about unity saying “we are one” as Africans. Inspired by the set Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, U…

Make holiday gifting easy with Urban Zulu
Make holiday gifting easy with Urban Zulu

Congolese by birth, the founder of Urban Zulu grew up in an environment where dressing upwas part of everyday life. Whether there was an occasion to show off your best threads or not,in his community …

Plat Africa
Designed for Men of Platinum

We touched base with the Anglo-American Platinum Market Development Specialist Adithi Naidoo, as thecompany celebrated the 21 st year of South Africa’s premier platinum jewellry and manufacturingcom…

It’s a wrap – Reset, Reinvent, Reimagine!

AFI fashion week Joburg 2020 opened on the 12 th November with a robust masterclass discussion onInclusivity and Diversity in the Fashion Industry facilitated by Tumelo Mothotoane and panelist FelipeM…

Anglo American Platinum announces PlatAfrica 2020 winners

Anglo American Platinum announced the winners of the 21stannual PlatAfrica jewellery design and manufacturing competition tonight aspart of African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion WeekJoburg, with…