Category : Fashion

  • Senator Obama fashionable on Vogue cover

    Posted Aug 24th, 2006 By in Books/Magazines, Fashion, Politics, Travel With | Comments Off on Senator Obama fashionable on Vogue cover

    Oprah Winfrey’s favorite politician,U.S. senator Barak Obama, is the new fashionable public figure to grace the cover of Men’s Vogue. Following previous cover stars, Tiger Woods and George Clooney, Senator Obama, whose name means ‘blessed’ in Swahili, at first thought seems an unlikely candidate for the cover of a fashion magazine. Since he was elected …

  • Namibian Venantia Otto wins Face of Africa 2006

    Posted Aug 16th, 2006 By in Events, Fashion, Film/Television With | Comments Off on Namibian Venantia Otto wins Face of Africa 2006

    Venantia Otto was announced as the winner of the the 2006 Nokia Face of Africa competition. The Namibian-born Venantia beat out the other 10 finalists from all over Africa and was announced as the winner of the US$150,000 prize modeling contract courtesy Elite Model Management – which has represented models such as Cindy Crawford, Tyra …

  • Gwyneth Paltrow declares “I am African like David Bowie”.

    Posted Aug 11th, 2006 By in Books/Magazines, Charity, Fashion, Film/Television, Politics With | 4 Comments

    As I was perusing the new Fashion Rocks Magazine during my lunch the other day. I stumbled upon this ad of Gwyneth Paltrow, actress/wife of Bono’s humanitarian heir Chris Martin. I must say I was quite shocked. I still haven’t decided if it was a good or bad shock but a shock nevertheless. As someone …

  • Fashion Week African style

    Posted Jul 18th, 2006 By in Fashion With | Comments Off on Fashion Week African style

    Don’t I wish I could’ve attended the recent Nokia Fashion Week in South Africa. But, thanks to Cherryflava.com we got a front row seat. Even Vogue.com was paying attention.

  • Diamonds are not Africa’s best friend

    Posted May 23rd, 2006 By in Fashion, Film/Television, Music, Politics With | Comments Off on Diamonds are not Africa’s best friend

    For the past year and a half the issue effort to stop the trade of conflict or blood diamonds has been kicked into overdrive. With mounting pressure from the UN and many humanitarian organizations especially Amnesty International, diamond manufacturers and retailers have been under severe pressure to clean up their act. Having lived off the …

  • Alek Wek – from supermodel to fashion designer

    Posted May 5th, 2006 By in Fashion With | 3 Comments

    Since 2002 Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek has been steadily transforming her modeling career to one as a top handbag designer. Back in 2001 Alek’s jet-setting lifestyle gave her an idea to use her love for design (she was studying fashion technology and business at the prestigious London College of Fashion before becoming a model) to …

  • Nokia picks the Face of Africa for 2006

    Posted Apr 17th, 2006 By in Fashion, Film/Television With | Comments Off on Nokia picks the Face of Africa for 2006

    On April 22 the Nokia Face of Africa 2006 contest will have its final casting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having covered 12 cities since February, the contest is in its eighth year of selecting a unique model who will reign as the Face of Africa. In countries such as Ghana, Rwanda, Namibia and Nigeria, a …

  • Converse sees RED for Africa

    Posted Apr 17th, 2006 By in Fashion With | 1 Comment

    The fight against AIDS in Africa has produced yet another initiative. Converse recently joined Armani, the Gap, American Express, and other major brands in support of Product RED. Spearheaded by everyone’s favorite African spokesman, Bono of U2, and Bobby Shriver (Chairman of DATA – Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa ), Product RED is an economic initiative …

  • Cape Town Fashion Week dates announced

    Posted Apr 13th, 2006 By in Events, Fashion, Film/Television With | 5 Comments

    One of the largest gatherings of African fashion talent will take place this July in Cape Town, South Africa. Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week will take place 11th -15th July 2006 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. With the rising interest in African fashion, Cape Town Fashion Week is positioning itself as the gateway …

  • Duro Olowu site launches (sort of)

    Posted Apr 12th, 2006 By in Fashion With | Comments Off on Duro Olowu site launches (sort of)

    For serious fashionistas owning a Duro Olowu dress is a true status symbol. Since winning the British Fashion Awards in November and being “discovered” by Vogue’s Sally Singer and Julie Gilhart, of Barneys, the Nigerian designer can’t seem to keep his dresses on the racks at Barneys and other high-end retailers. Models, actresses, and socialites …

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