Friday, April 13, 2007

Runway Africa ....Celebrating African Fashion

Their website says "...Runway Africa is a stylish and elegant fashion extravaganza scheduled for September 2007. Runway Africa takes an intimate look at Africa’s creative fashion industry and is a celebration of “Africhic” style...."

Photos Courtesy of Runway Africa.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

bhf Magazine

As the Nigerian Fashion industry grows, the need for more African fashion magazines that will express the views of African models,designers,entrepreneurs becomes necessary. A new Nigerian fashion called BHF Magazine will be launched in Summer to tap into this growing Nigerian reader base both at home and diaspora.

According to their website "..bhf Magazine is an exciting and dynamic new African Lifestyle Magazine launching Summer 2007. With a boldness and edge, the likes of which has never been seen before, this quarterly publication is the brainchild of visionary entrepreneurial power couple Geoffrey and Jennifer Olisa.

Our mission is simple. To shatter the narrow view of NIGERIANS that exists today by looking through the lens of the lives of modern Nigerians. We will introduce to the world our fashion, art and vibrant culture..."

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Joelle Kayember

The South African TV Authority says "...Joelle Kayembe is a Congolese-born South African model best known for her role as a suitcase model in the game show Deal Or No Deal.

Kayember has appeared in Ludacris’s Pimpin All Over The World music video, she was a finalist in the International Supermodel 2005 competition in China and is included as a Global Honey on SKY TV in the UK.

In 1994, Kayembe and her family left the Democratic Republic of Congo for a holiday to South Africa. Political turmoil in their home country ensured that they never returned. Joelle and her siblings had to learn English as their ‘holiday’ was extended indefinitely..."

Photo courtesy of Next Models

Sunday, April 01, 2007

Isabelle Béké

Isabelle Béké is multi talented model and actress from Cote de voir and based in Paris. She made her debut in acting in the movie Le Pari De L'Amour (Betting On Love).