Runway Roundup - Issue 7

July 26, 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.

3D Printed Designs Highlight the Miss South Africa Pageant - 3D Print - Advances in 3D printing have allowed designers to create small, lightweight and subtle 3D printed touches to fabric as seen at Miss South Africa – and even fully 3D printed ensembles as seen at Miss Globe 2016.

Ethiopia to host fourth edition of ASFW in October - Fibre 2 Fashion - The theme of fourth Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW) conference will be ‘Sustainability in Production’ and ‘Transformation in Technology’.

6 Nigerian Creatives Fueling Afromodernism - Coveteur - Meet the new wave of talent proving Lagos is the coolest place on earth.

African Fashion Fund Launched to expand Ghana's fashion industry - Modern Ghana - Parsons believes in the “uniqueness of the opportunity to develop an innovative design education partnership that centers on socially-engaged, holistic, systems design strategies in order to reimagine new possibilities for the future of contemporary fashion, both in Ghana and globally.”

African fashion boutiques are going global on Instagram and WhatsApp - Quartz -  In recent years, social media platforms have created a new marketplace for African entrepreneurs, who are now able to access a consumer base far beyond their own locale.