Nana Keita


Nana Keita, Aminata Niara, Ornelia Edwards, Fatima Siad and Yasmine Warsam walked for Moncler Gamme Rogue Spring 2012 at Paris Fashion Week.  The collection opened with colorful jackets with prints of clouds and fringe, bubble shaped dresses in organza with yellow paillettes and ending the show with dresses, pants and shirts made with rose detailing. Image credit wwd/wireimage

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Lanvin Spring 2012 collection created blouses with structure , pencil skirts, sheath dresses with a snake embellished detailing up the seam and around the collar .  Long over sized tuxedo jackets , loose fitted tailored pants , gathered chiffon dresses and accessorized with lots of bling . Image credit Vogue - Yannis Vlamos/

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The Made In Africa by Arise Magazine Spring 2012 show at New York Fashion Week featured designers  Tsemaye Binitie, Pierre-Antoine Vettorello, Lanre Da Silva, KLuK CGTD, Jewel by Lisa, Asibelua, and Bunmi Koko.  Models featured in the show Sessilee Lopez, Nana Keita, Ming Xi, Rose Cordero, Jeneil Williams and more.  Leona Lewis performed and Tyson Beckford, June Ambrose, Miss J were on hand to watch the show [...]

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Duro Olowu Spring 2012


Duro Olowu Spring 2012 collection was inspired by photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue and Jamaican immigrants who migrated to England during the 1950's.  A mix of vintage fabric and graphic patterns on floor length skirts and tuxedo blazers. Image credit

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The 2nd Annual Elle FASHION/NEXT event took place at New York Fashion Week on September 9th.  Elle partnered with Maybelline Cosmetics and  Savannah College of Art and Design to provide mentor graduating students and provide a 25,000 grant to the winner.  Supermodel Iman, Linda Fargo of Bergdorf Goodman and designers Chris Benz and Jeffrey Costello were among the judges for the event. Lindsay [...]

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Beauty Is Diverse was created in December 2009 to showcase the diversity of women from various ethnic backgrounds working as models in the fashion industry. Beauty Is Diverse takes an in-depth look at models from South America…

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