Fashion

Ghanaian Fashion designer Sally Torpey changing the African Narrative through Fashion

Sally Torpey is the designer behind the SALLY TORPEY brands Oheemaa™ and the JAK Gentile Giant Collection which is in honor of the former president of Ghana John A. Kufuor. Sally combines her rich sense of design, culture, and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment. She creates and produces simple, elegant, and sophisticated indigenous textiles and clothing …

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Black women win 2019 Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA

Black women

For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. These black women conquered all of America’s beauty pageants in 2019. And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history. Beauty pageants early in their histories, some dating back to the 1920s, barred …

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Dior collaborated with various African artists for the cruise 2020 collection

Dior

Maria Grazia Chiuri this evening presented the Dior cruise 2020 collection in Marrakech, the theme of which was “common ground” – a celebration of different cultures coming together to co-create and find common ground. Rather than simply being inspired by the continent of Africa as a whole, the designer invited artists and artisans from different backgrounds and African cultures to …

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Black Swimwear Designers with all you need this Summer

These Black Swimwear Designers Have Everything You Need for Summer. RUE 107 Chanel Bikini Top, $69, rue107.com Chanel 2.0 Full Cover Bikini Bottom, $48, rue107.com ASHERAH SWIMWEAR Cut Out One Piece, $200, asherahswimwear.com THE BOUTIQUE SHOP The Mobai Suspender Swim Set, $99, theboutiqueshop.com Read more about African fashion designers here. MINT SWIM Nessa Swimsuit, $37, shop.mint-swim.com MONIF C Star Island Limited Edition Swimsuit, $188, monifc.com ANDREA …

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Meet Sally Esinam Torpey, CEO & Creative Director at Sallet Fashion House of Ghana

Sally Esinam Torpey

Sally Esinam Torpey, the designer behind the brand Oheemaa™, combines her rich sense of culture and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment to produce simple, elegant, and sophisticated textiles and clothing for both men and women. Oheemaa™ is all about redefining African fashion. Sally has been a featured designer at the National Art Center of Ghana in …

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Nina Baksmaty on stitching the Royalty Collection for KoshieO

KoshieO

Almost a decade down the line and now with distribution in shops all over the United States (US), the KoshieO brand has won its way into American hearts and still managed to maintain its African roots, thanks to its Ghanaian born Founder Nina Baksmaty. KoshieO has preoccupied itself with appreciating the beauty and uniqueness of Africa. This is evidenced in …

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LaBré Fashion Collection Contributes To Ghana Economy

Breanna Moore, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia USA launched the LaBré fashion line to increase economic growth in Ghana through job creation with Ghanaian inspired fabrics. LaBré employs local artisans in Ghana who hand make all of their apparels. Breanna studied twice in Ghana as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, while in Ghana …

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Ernest O. Look of Ghana takes face of Africa to Germany

Ernest Kwabena Osei is a Ghanaian born Model, Runway Coach, Choreographer, Fashion Show Coordinator and Fashion Expert living and working in Germany. In mid-October of 2013, the designer who prefers to be called Ernest O. Look joined us for a hangout online via our Google+ page where he gave us an exclusive preview into his exodus from Ghana to work in the …

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