Though this article is from 2007 it is still one of the most informative and straight forward articles on the subject. The fundamentals are sound and it asks the questions that are relevant for anyone considering going into a fashion business for themselves. The first and most important question that it asks is simply, Do you really even want to run a business? Read this article on the…
“We are a growing market in terms of population and buying power and Africa-to-Africa trade is on the increase, so we are our own future.”
Read African Fashion’s International Renaissance by Janet Christie
The ethical stance of the continent’s creatives is helping to drive a renaissance in African fashion with Michelle Obama wearing bold prints in the White House and the likes of Heidi Klum on the red carpet, African fashion is making its mark. From designer, with Vivienne Westwood’s Ethical Africa collection, which blends the Kings Road with Kenya, to online with ASOS AFRICA, produced in collaboration with a rural Kenyan community north of Mombasa, to high street, with African prints from Zara to Topshop, there’s a renaissance in African fashion.
It’s always been an influence on the western catwalk…
God why do I want all the Ralph Lauren clothing suddenly Q_Q
Summer time with my Yellow Tie. Hope you like.
Imran Amed, founder and editor-in-chief of The Business of Fashion interviews Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet, editor-in-chief Lucy Yeomans, and VP of Publishing & Media, Tess Macleod Smith, about their ingenious launch of an Omni Channel concept – their new magazine Porter.
Here, you will learn the ideas, visions and practical applications of the Omni Channel concept and get inspired…
By Paula Andruss
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN AN ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
When Chris Bergman entered startup accelerator The Brandery in 2011, he wasn’t sure exactly what the program would be able to accomplish for his company.
“I was a skeptic. My hope was that if it taught me something about how to raise money, that would be good enough,” says Bergman, co-founder and CEO…