Designer Rana Bacaloni says the arts products and decorations she creates aim to help Muslim Americans feel they "belong" in the US during the Muslim holiday Ramadan. Jomana Siddiqui, an influencer and creator of ModernEID, says she seeks to create products "her generation" can use.
The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of life, including fashion. Designers, events organisers and journalists around the world are now confined to their homes. Catwalk shows and fittings are distant memories. So how is the world of fashion coping in these strange times? And crucially, is there any point in dressing up under lockdown? FRANCE 24 put that last question to a selection of designers, from Berlin to Casablanca to Pointe-Noire. On a more serious note, some also told us how they
The novel coronavirus may have forced theatres in Mexico to close their doors, but the show must go on -- some theatre directors, writers, and designers have found new ways to practise their craft, by doing readings on Facebook lives, or using leftover fabric to make fashionable face masks.
South African designers took center-stage at Africa Fashion Week London, opening the show with a dazzling catwalk featuring beaded-shoes and watches. The event provides a platform for young and upcoming African designers to be showcased on an international stage.