With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Afework quickly had to rethink her brand’s concept in a bid to keep the business alive and support her local community. Fashionomics Africa caught up with her to discuss the current situation in Addis Ababa and her face mask production process.
Timid and soft-spoken, one wouldn’t immediately peg Rachel as someone with so much zest, determination and joy de vivre, but upon speaking to her, one can sense her eagerness, her new-found confidence and the gratitude she feels for the opportunities she’s been given and the many things she has ...
A solid routine helps to distract us from the fear we are all feeling right now – even on a subconscious level – and keeps our mind focused on the positives – the things we are able to control and change, even if only in our own household. Here are five daily goals to set for yourself during ...
There are many online institutions offering fantastic courses surrounding all things fashion: from basic to advanced fashion illustration on Adobe Illustrator to pattern making, t-shirt design on photoshop or even a freshener on creating your own look through new colour palettes and styling ...
You may not be able to change the world right now, but you can make other changes happen right before your eyes – and that’s always therapeutic. Here are three fun upcycled fashion projects to keep you sane during lockdown!
If you are having to close your fashion business to the public for the foreseeable future, consider one of these three creative ways to keep it thriving online during lockdown.
Olivia Naava, Founder of Tailoring and Crafts by Kampala Disabled Initiatives, is Empowering Women Through Fashion
Thirty-three-year-old Olivia Naava, founder and leader of Tailoring and Crafts by Kampala Disabled Initiative is creating a positive change in her community.
Girl Up teaches girls to dream big so they can achieve their goals. Kimberly and Monica seek to do the same so that GUIU can continue to expand its programming and impact more girls and young women across Kampala and beyond.
When Kwami and Emily, founders of True Moringa – a clean range of beauty products powered by Moringa oil – first learned about the benefits of the Miracle tree in Accra, Ghana, it caused them to reevaluate their previous plans and do a complete 180.
In Gulu, Uganda, Lamaro Studio, celebrated IWD with a less political and more creative approach to raising awareness, namely by ways of fashion and design.
If you’re feeling the excitement but aren’t quite sure what to do with it yet, here are various ways you can take a stand and/or celebrate International Women’s Day with your tribe of ladies!