Colors: Pink Color
Colors: Pink Color

British supermodel Naomi Campbell hit the runway in Dubai as part of Arise Fashion Week, which celebrates the best of Nigerian fashion and music.

Lagos is usually the home of Arise Fashion Week but there was a slight difference this year. As part of Nigeria’s Day at the ongoing Dubai Expo 2020, the fashion show was held at the Armani Hotel, in Downtown Dubai where the iconic and imposing Burj Khalifa stands tall.

It has been announced that world-famous fashion designer Virgil Abloh has died.

The first Black creative director of a top French fashion house, he was the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection. He was chosen to be their artistic director in 2018 - bringing streetwear such as hoodies and sneakers to the catwalk as he transcended the fashion world.

People in Bristol queued for hours to get their hands on a limited-edition t-shirt designed by Banksy.

The elusive street artist says he made the T-shirts to mark the occasion of the trial of four people accused of pulling down the statue of Edward Colston in Bristol. Three defendants are set to go on trial charged with criminal damage after the 17th Century slave trader's statue was torn down last year.

India's largest conglomerates have been snapping up stakes in high-end, homegrown designer brands to help them scale up and go global. The trend, experts say, points to a luxury retail market on the cusp of maturity.

In October, Reliance Brands Limited (RBL), a subsidiary of the oil-to-telecoms Reliance conglomerate, announced it was buying 40% equity in celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra's eponymous label.

Fashion label Things II Come, the brainchild of Sherwayne Mahoney which specialises in accessories, clothing and shoes, will debut its footwear in Macy's spring and summer 2022 collections. Macy's is described as “America's Department Store”, an iconic brand and retail industry leader known for value and high-quality products.

Mahoney, who was born to Jamaican parents in New York, made the breakthrough after 14 years of promoting awareness of his brand in the tristate area and wider markets.

British award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX, has launched a nationwide jewellery design competition, Future Makers, to help find the next generation of jewellery makers. 

The competition is open to all aspiring jewellery designers and makers, with entrants invited to submit a commercial jewellery design which will be manufactured by ROX in their jewellery workshop.