Category: African Inspired

COS Spring 2017 feat. Ugandan model Aamito Lagum

I’ve always had a sweet spot for Scandinavian design, I love the clean style, straight cuts and block colours, so it’s rather unsurprising that COS is one of my favourite high street stores.… Read More

How to wear African Print for work

I love to bless my wardrobe and work wear with some African print. It’s a great way to add colour and culture to my outfits and there’s so many places… Read More

Africa Utopia 2016

African Squad is the catwalk show that puts fashion on back-burner and gives style its rightful place on the stage, right along with culture, diversity, passion and of course fun. The… Read More

Backstage at Africa Utopia 2016

😅 great catching up with @orshaircareeurope! Good to catch some giggles when we can 😝✌🏾️#AFRICANSQUAD #AfricaUtopia A post shared by Louisa (@afroblush) on Sep 3, 2016 at 5:07am PDT Jammin… Read More

Backstage with Zimbabwean designer Cassandra Gubudu

Check out my interview with Zimbabwean born designer Cassandra Gubudu, we caught up about her latest ‘Afropean’ inspired collection, scheduled to debut on the ‪#‎AFRICANSQUAD‬ catwalk for Africa Utopia 2016… Read More

Being an Afropean

“We don’t want to be all the same, but we do want to understand each other”. Interestingly, the time I feel less ‘African’ is when I go back to Uganda.… Read More

Interview with Agnes Cazin, Creative Director, Africa Utopia fashion show

AFRICAN SQUAD is the no BS catwalk showcasing contemporary designers from the African diaspora  #AfricanSquad is this year’s African fashion contemporary catwalk taking place as part of the London Southbank’s festival… Read More

Stella Jean – Fashion beyond aesthetics

Stella Jean is a testament to how fashion, beyond aesthetics, can evolve into an instrument of counter-colonisation and become a vehicle for, and expression of, economic, social and ethical growth… Read More

Camper collaborates with Ethiopian artisans

For SS16 Camper have collaborated with Ethiopian artisans to re-create the Camaleon, Camper’s first ever shoe that draws reference from the local Mallorcan farmers who wore this design over a… Read More

Ethiopian tribes repurposing Western goods for fashion

The world of international consumerism has slowly made its way to the Daasanach region, home to traditional Ethiopian tribes. Mass produced products, particularly those made in China have made their way… Read More