Today's Date: April 13, 2021
CarMax and Dunkin’ are “Doin’ Donuts” for New 24-Hour Test Drive Experience   •   University of Phoenix Hosting Educational Equity Webinar “Healing Racism Beyond the Dialogue: What is Racism?”   •   CAIR-Minnesota Condemns City-Imposed Curfew on First Night of Ramadan, Seeks Exemption for Religious Purposes   •   One Year Into the Pandemic, Groupon Study Shows People Are Ready for JODO (Joy of Doing the Ordinary)   •   Statement by Minister Chagger on Ramadan   •   Ancestry® Launches New Impact Program to Foster More Connected, Resilient Communities   •   Corporate Reputations Improve During a Year of Crises according to The RepTrak Company   •   The Children's Heart Foundation's Board of Directors Names Gail Roddie-Hamlin as President and CEO   •   CPSC and Maxtrade Warn Consumers to Stop Using Maxtrade Coolster Youth ATVs Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Mandatory Safet   •   California State Parks and Hipcamp Announce First of Its Kind Open Data Integration   •   Reprise Commerce Lands DeMert Brands as Its First Direct US Client   •   United States Mint Announces First Two Honorees in American Women Quarters Program   •   Varian Wins Best After-Sales Service Award for Radiotherapy Products in China for Fourth Consecutive Year   •   Khoros Appoints April Downing as Chief Financial Officer and Sejal Amin as Chief Technology Officer   •   HEINZ Partners With The LEE Initiative to Help Preserve Black-Owned Restaurants’ Cultural Legacy   •   Expensify Releases First Season of New Podcast: Live Rich, Have Fun, Save the World   •   Introducing Vencapital's 5th Class of Minority & Female VC Fellows   •   Greenberg Traurig's Natasha Wilson to Speak at Driving Diversity in Law & Leadership Virtual Summit   •   Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan   •   Major League Baseball and SiriusXM Expand Agreement; Games Now Available to SiriusXM's Streaming-Only Subscribers
Bookmark and Share

Africa Fashion Week Deemed A Success

 

NEW YORK  - One month after the launch of Africa Fashion Week, producer Adiat Disu, Founder and President of Adireé Fashion Agency evaluates the success Africa Fashion Week (NY) and its impact in the fashion industry.

 

Vogue Africa, meant to be the epitome of African fashion, was officially announced as rejected by Condé Nast. Along with the disappearance of the African Collections from the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tents, "many Africans take the Vogue Africa refusal and disappearance of Arise Collection from the tents as a personal affront, but since when do we need the approval of anyone to bring Africa’s culture, fashionably, together as one?" No offense to the parents of the industry, however one must take initiative and move forward, ” says Disu. 

 

ARISE African Fashion Week; South Africa Fashion Week, and now the newly launched Africa Fashion Week (New York) (AFWNY) has clearly proven that we do not need occidental "co-signers" to show the world the diversity of African fashion and beauty. Publications such as African owned, Arise, BHF, and Ladybrille Magazine cater to the targeted audience that Vogue Africa may have attracted. 

 

"Adireé Fashion Agency has some surprising strategic alliances for next year’s Africa Fashion Week (NY) 2011 and our lips are sealed until negotiations and agreements are signed..." 

 
 
 
 
 

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News