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Spare fabric doesn’t have to be left un-used, breath new life into your African fabric off-cuts with these simple projects. 1. Coin Purse Coin purses are extremely easy to make….

Mitex Holland wax-printed fabrics are remarkable for their vivid, contrasting colours. The deft use of colour is an important aspect of the Mitex Holland brand, which may explain why it’s…

There have been many stories recently from social media, showing girls and boys heading to their High School prom in traditional West African dress, sometimes with matching outfits for their…

For many wearers, the vibrancy and boldness of wax prints is an emblem of African creativity and culture. As an increasing number of designer brands, such as Burberry and Yves…

A new exhibition has launched at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, titled ‘Creative Africa’. From centuries-old sculpture and architecture to contemporary photography and fashion, ‘Creative Africa’ is combining innovation and…

Although Vlisco fabrics were created in 1846, they still have a resounding impact on the fashion, design and art worlds of today, as well as being an essential part of…

Lace isn’t just for shawls and your grandmother’s curtains! Over the past few years beautiful, colourful laces have exploded on to the catwalk and are now worn by everyone from…

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