Maki Oh at NYFW 

On Wednesday, Nigerian designer Maki Oh showcased her AW 17 collection at New York Fashion Week. According to Maya Singer of Vogue.com, the colors, textures, and patterns of Lagos were likewise represented in this collection, with generous helpings of both signature Maki Oh adire prints and slick leather and sparkly metallics that were new to her brand vocabulary. Read the rest of Singer’s review here

Orange Culture Showcases At LFW

Adebayo Oke-Lawal of menswear brand Orange Culture describes Orange Culture as a movement more than a clothing line for the creative class of men, who he describes as self-aware, expressive, explorative, art-loving nomads. His latest collection, which featured a mix of prints, bright colors, velvet and interesting accessories showcased LFW. For more, click here

Model with Downs Syndrome Launches Fashion Label

After walking a show at New York Fashion Week in 2015, Madeline Stuart made instant headlines becoming the first ever professional adult model with Down’s Syndrome to do so. Fast forward two years and 20-year-old, Australian-born Madeline has launched her very own fashion label, 21 Reasons by Madeline Stuart. For more, Click here

 

Are Air Pollution Masks the New Fashion Statement?

M90, an “urban breathing mask” created by the Swedish company Airinum has sold in more than 50 countries.They aren’t the first luxe air pollution masks to have made their way into fashion. In the last few years, these have regularly appeared on the catwalk at Beijing fashion week, arguably being awarded the same gravitas as an It bag. For more, click here

Emma Watson’s New Instagram Account

Emma Watson is a Brown University graduate with a degree in English Literature, a UN ambassador, a longtime advocate of sustainable fashion and an amazing actress. Now she’s using her platform to further the cause of sustainable fashion through her new Instagram account, The Press Tour. The account will be documenting all the sustainable fashion Emma wears during her upcoming Beauty and the Beast press tour. For more, click here

 

Disabled Models Debut at Fashion Week

Disabled models made their debut on the London Fashion Week catwalk last Friday – “about time”, as one campaigner put it. Another model said ‘I want people to see me, and to realize that there needs to be more disabled models walking the runway.’ For more, click here

London Modest Fashion Week

This is the first event of its kind in Britain and will see more than 40 brands from across the world come together to showcase their collections at the Saatchi Gallery. The week aims to give a space to brands that cater for religious women and has been set up by UK-based e-commerce modest fashion company Haute Elan. For more, click here