The Problem With Fashion Awards

Last spring, the British Fashion Council unveiled what it described as a plan for The Fashion Awards (actually, it called the event “the Met Gala meets the Academy Awards”): a glammier, glitzier, more global version of ye olde national industry prize fest. In case anyone was wondering exactly what that meant, on Tuesday the council … Read more The Problem With Fashion Awards

ALL OF THE FASHION, ACTION & WINNERS OF THE MTV MAMAS

The continent’s music heavyweights and sports stars were honoured during this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate. The 2016 edition of the glitzy award ceremony was broadcast live to millions of viewers. Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya was among the winners at the MAMAs Awards. Semenya won the personality … Read more ALL OF THE FASHION, ACTION & WINNERS OF THE MTV MAMAS

4 fashion trends that dominated the 2016 MTV MAMAs red carpet

Whether their look was a hit or an epic fashion fail, the celebs who attended the 2016 MTV MAMAs all get bonus points for paying attention to the runways at international fashion shows. Here are four current fashion trends that dominated the red carpet: 1) BLACK AND WHITE Black and white were the standout colours … Read more 4 fashion trends that dominated the 2016 MTV MAMAs red carpet

Flotsam and fashion: recycler of ‘ghost’ fishing nets makes marine litter trendy

The oceans are choked with discarded fishing nets, or ghost nets, that are estimated to kill 300,000 whales, dolphins and seals each year. It’s a grotesque and avoidable toll on nature, and one that Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, hopes to reduce using an unlikely ally – fashion. The Italian firm is pioneering the use … Read more Flotsam and fashion: recycler of ‘ghost’ fishing nets makes marine litter trendy