In the News | 11 August 2022

Catch up on recent African fashion headlines, events and other announcements.

In the News | 11 August 2022

This week, Roberta Annan becomes the newest member of the CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards jury, ahead of its September 25th ceremony in Milan.

Twyg opens enrolment for their new sustainable & digital fashion course, and the Cape Town Fashion Council opens entries for the 5th AllFashion Sourcing Young Designer Competition.

Thango Ntwasa rounds up the African photography talent making global waves for the Sunday Times, and fellow fashion journalist Innocent Ndlovu has launched the Renoch Group to offer PR & consulting services to emerging brands across the continent.

H&M launches accessible sportswear line, Move, with 4 exclusive performance textiles offering a range of comfort, support and weatherproof benefits; and TFG organises counselling for traumatised staff following the deadly armed robbery of a Jet store in the Eastern Cape.

Explore these stories and more below.


Africa

Roberta Annan Named as a Jury Member for the CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards. - Melange Africa -Africa’s premier lifestyle website
Ghanaian businesswoman and owner of the Annan Capital Partners, Roberta Annan, has been selected as part of the jury for Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) Fashion Awards scheduled for September 25 at La Scala Theatre in Milan. The event is in collaboration with the Ethical Fashion Initiati…
Everything You Need To Know About Innocent Ndlovu’s New PR & Consulting Agency For Emerging African Fashion Brands | BN Style
After a decade of working in the fashion and music industry with platforms like MTV Base Africa, GQ magazine, HauTe Fashion Africa, The Folklore, Spice TV Africa, Nataal, Industrie Africa and others, South African Fashion Journalist and Celebrity Stylist Innocent Ndlovu recently launched a boutique…
Style Lounge Weekend Returns with a Focus on Africa’s Fashion Future - Melange Africa -Africa’s premier lifestyle website
The Style Lounge platform is an initiative by Debonair Afrik to put the spotlight on young fashion brands and businesses to help build and promote them. The comeback of The Style Lounge Weekend after the pandemic was exciting, educative, and colorful. This edition of The Style Lounge Weekend was the…
Young Designer Competition 2022 - Cape Town Fashion Council
Pioneering the South African Fashion Philosophy
SA fashion photographers dominate Vogue’s image makers list
Get to know the local stars who have made the list of talents to look out for.
Eastern Cape clothing store staff receive trauma counselling after deadly armed robbery | News24
While police continue to hunt for two gunmen involved in a foiled business robbery at a Jet clothing story in Qonce last Thursday, 19 employees are receiving trauma counselling following their ordeal.
Sustainable and Digital Fashion
Engage with fashion’s future by taking this course and help shape an inclusive, sustainable and kinder fashion system. Prepared for the Design Futures Lab 2022, a collaboration between Twyg, Electric South, Crossover Labs and the British Council.

Global

H&M launches new global activewear brand H&M Move
H&M has launched a new activewear brand with a vision to ‘democratise sportswear’. The campaign is headlined by fitness icon Jane Fonda and acclaimed choreographer JaQuel Knight...
Demi-Couture Is the Next Big Thing For Up-and-Coming Designers
Fashion’s new class is bringing couture knowledge into the broader market — and getting a lot of attention for it.
K18, E.l.f. and Inn Beauty Project are paving the way for brands on BeReal
A number of beauty brands have been toying with the platform. Inn Beauty Project joined a couple of weeks ago, using the platform to tease its most recent launch — a new flavor of its cult-favorite Lip Glaze — 10 days before its launch.

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In the News | 4 August 2022
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