A selection of professionals in the Fashion and cosmetic industry were honoured at the 2019 African Fashion Industry Awards, which culminated African Fashion Week Toronto (7th edition). The well-heeled and fashion forward audience were enthusiastic in their appreciation for the designers, cosmeticians, stylists, models and role models who were honoured for excellence. The winners for 2019 […]
House of Daniel Fashions Academy continued its fundraising efforts on behalf of children of Uganda, with a fashion show on November 11, featuring the debut of student graduate Milly Neor. Neor who began her fashion course with the Academy in March of this year, made an impressive display with her first style line, “Fusion 14” […]
Designer Éugenie Amegah remembers having to juggle her African origins and Canadian identity from young. She describes herself as Canadian born and African raised, “My parents are from Ghana and Togo, and my grandmother who had a big part in raising me, lied to me that she couldn’t speak English, so I had to learn […]
A cross section of luminaries in the African Fashion Industry; were honoured during the 2018 African Fashion week event held at the Globe and Mail building in Toronto. Amongst those recognized for innovation and significant contribution to the Afro-centric fashion industry: Couture designer Adebayo Jones who received the Lifetime Achievement award. International Designer of the year […]
TDN Radio will once again be covering the 6th edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT) – the fastest growing diverseFashion Week in Canada. AFWT will be staged over a four day period, August 30th – September 2nd 2018, celebrating arts, culture, fashion, style, and achievements, inside The Globe and Mail Centre (351 King St. East, […]
28-year-old Jimi Loboi tries to recollect the moment he waited with other nominees at the 2017 African Fashion Industry Awards, listening for the announcement of the winner of the Rising Star-Model of the Year, “I knew I’d been nominated but I didn’t think I’d win. When they read out my name my body began to […]
Abiola Akinsiku has a strange goal for a fashion designer; not fame, fortune or the runways of Paris (although she’ll accept all that gladly)- but instead to help make the industry less superficial. “I want to help give women income earning opportunities through being a part of my brand, ” Abiola explains, “I don’t mean […]
African Fashion Week Toronto 2017- Day 3-The Royal Ontario Museum. The announcement rings through the space where the High Fashion Designer showcase is being staged: “Presenting the Designs of Gervacy!” The audience responds in a spontaneous outpouring of cheers and applause, and there’s an almost tangible shift in the atmosphere; electric anticipation. The music pumps […]
“Ofuure” Designs captures coveted Student Designer Award at 2016 African Fashion WeekFashion designer Tehilah Abakasanga could barely contain her excitement on winning the Student Designer Competition held as part of the 2016 African Fashion Week (AFW) in Toronto, Canada recently. The fourth edition of AFW featured several haute couture events, showcasing designers of African descent […]
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