Runway Roundup - Issue 5

July 12, 2018  

The Paper Fig Foundation's Runway Roundup is a collection of intriguing articles at the intersection of fashion, technology, and Africa. Here's this week's issue:

When Fashion Becomes a Charitable Act - Robb Report -  A new generation of do-good brands is turning shopping into a philanthropic endeavor.

Tagwalk Wants to Be the Google of Fashion - BOF - The Paris-based start-up calls itself the world’s first fashion search engine.

African fashion doesn’t need another fashion week or Vogue, it needs customers - Quartz - The debate around whether Africa needs its own Vogue highlighted the continent’s talent, but also the struggles that designers have in creating a lucrative retail business beyond their fashion week moment.

5 African fashion brands to love right now - Elle - List of 82 designers from 23 countries has been curated over a year of first-hand research.

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