Runway Roundup - Issue 6

July 19, 2018  

Here’s the latest edition of Runway Roundup, a collection of intriguing articles at the intersection of fashion, technology, and Africa. Have a look and share your thoughts.

Uniquely African – A New Online Marketplace bolstering the communities of African Designers - Digital Journal - Afrigora aims to propel the businesses of African designers both on the continent of Africa and around the world.

Kenya does fishy fashion - Gulf News Kenya - Alisom Products separates fish skins from the rest of the waste, then tans them to make a kind of leather used to manufacture handbags, wallets, shoes, hats and jackets

The Future Now: 10 African Artists to Watch - Art News - Their art ranges from films and sound installations to photographs and digital works. Some are interested in mining complex histories while others imagine new futures for the African continent—and the entire world.

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site - TechCrunch - This week the online retailer and delivery giant launch an e-commerce site for select African artisans to sell wares to buyers in any of DHL’s 220 delivery countries.