Thursday, 18 August 2022 08:19

TAUMETI

TAUMETI is culturally dynamic group of fashion designers whose uncommon vision drives the heart of their craft. Elevated passion and lucrative discipline produce both statement and pieces in their signature fashion and beauty collections. Creative Director Amenta B. blends together a melody of culture, art and fashion with designers AFRO.LUX.TRAP (ALT), Cristian Sanaa and Dulzura Concept who make up the house that is TAUMETI.

​About. Amenta B. Cutliff // A true artist at heart, she expresses her imagination through a mixed bag of works. Her aesthetic expresses grace, embodies culture and celebrates sensual femininity. She uses texture, print and color to communicate perspectives of beauty, culture and luxury. A child of two nations, her influences reflect multiple heritages and places.

AFRO.LUX.TRAP (ALT) // is Regal style for the Edgy Sophisticate. Established in 2021, designer, Amenta B. makes beautiful things with care. Her designs take cues from natural motifs, symbols, language, and culture. Her signature sporty lux clothing collections are versatile staples, that can be up or down styled, to fit however you want to feel in the moment.

CRISTIAN SANAA // Cristian Sanaa is where art meets fashion. Phealls Phree, a visionary designer, has been creating visual art for over 20 years and fashion accessories for 10 years. His inspiration derives from working with geometric patterns, the golden ratio, and mixed mediums. The name of the brand celebrates his daughter and translates from Swahili to “beautiful art”. He creates stunning hand-etched brass, copper, and silver jewelry along with traditionally-crafted leather work of distinctive exotics with a modern twist, no two creations are exactly the same.

​DULZURA CONCEPT // created by designer Rashidat Enifeni, born in Nigeria, and relocated to the U.S.A in 2016. She specializes in custom styles for special occasions. She works with beads, stone, tulle and many other materials adding embellishments that create a dramatical effect. Dulzura Concept is custom luxury couture looks for all occasions.

About The Collection

ADORNED SPRING/SUMMER 2023 COLLECTION – is a vibrant selection of hand-crafted leather bags, signature sporty lux looks and bold evening wear. A staple blend of versatile statement pieces that experiment with fluidity, exploring design through a sensuous balance of print, colours and texture.

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Saturday, 06 August 2022 09:03

Somy London

Somy London is a luxury made-to-order brand that aims to tells stories and sends a message through designs. Somy London tells the story of the world through the eyes of Somy London, using inspiration taken from all different cultures across the world and showcasing those cultures unique style of elegant, power and beauty. Being an innovative, made to measure, deconstructed luxury brand that intertwines masculinity and femininity, Somy London’s branding is directed towards red carpet events using high profile avant-garde\couture bespoke pieces made out of sustainable fabrics and materials.  

Somy London bespoke service is for those who are looking for a timelessly elegant garment, perfectly tailored to flatter and enhance clients’ figures.

About The Collection

Peer through the eyes of Somy London as she reveals the beauty that can be found in embodying the complimentary nature of the duality, the masculine and feminine. Showcasing the complexity of life, the richness of interconnecting cultures and identities, and how these different elements combined with appreciation, empower the collection and its wearers.

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Tuesday, 02 August 2022 09:38

Haus of Ra

Haus of Ra is a luxury womenswear brand that specialises in bespoke garments. The brand adopts traditional couture techniques while fusing them with more modern media techniques for the garment construction. In celebration of couture Haus of Ra also specialises in making prints while emphasising in hand embroidery techniques adopted from South Asia as well those practised in ateliers of western artisans. The fabrics are sourced from family run farms that cultivate cotton, wool and silk. The brand prides in self having a sustainable ethos by implementing socially responsible policies. The artisans in the east are celebrated for their craft where the brand makes sure that their skill is not exploited both intellectually and/or financially. Haus of Ra is a fashion house that aims to innovate couture while being respectful to its traditional roots.

While the Haus primarily functions as a fashion label offering retail of fabric and haberdashery along with bespoke services like tailoring, alterations, digital printing, hand pleating and jewellery making, it also serves as a creative production and mentoring agency connecting creatives like photographers, models, hair and make up artists, musicians , fine artists, stylists etc to aid start-ups and established designers and fashion labels in producing not only just product but aid their business with tools for growth too.  

Haus of Ra was founded under the creative direction of Raahim Khan in 2016 with the launch of the brand at London Fashion Week AW16/17 ,after his departure from his medicine studies, and now a graduate with BA Hons Fashion Design and Technology degree from London College Of Fashion (class of 2022) . As a Pakistani born Raahim Khan grew up around bespoke hand-crafted wedding gowns and garments which is why he holds the traditional couture phenomenon close to his design aesthetic. 

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Monday, 01 August 2022 15:20

Dezigns by Kamohoaliʻi

Dezigns by Kamohoaliʻi share foundational values of Hawaiian culture to its audience through art and design. Created by world renowned Hula Master Kumu Micah Kamohoaliʻi his line of clothing strives to educate in the ways of Hawaiian designs, metaphoric imagery, cultural significance with strong symbolisms and interpretations.

Dezigns by Kamohoaliʻi encompass Hawaiʻiʻs natural environments and honour the excellence and brilliance of the Hawaiian people. Kamohoaliʻi’s passion for art led him into graphic design and his family’s legacy in Hawaiian bark cloth (Kapa) led him into fashion. While merging these two elements the birthing of this company was formed. Dezigns By Kamohoalii feature layers of ʻike kuʻuna or traditional Hawaiian knowledge imbedded in each design and inspired by his family’s mastery skills of with bark clothing pounding, bamboo stamping, and tattooing.

We honour the breath of life from our Kupuna by perpetuating, preserving, and retelling our ancient stories in the designs we wear on our clothing.

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Wednesday, 08 June 2022 16:58

Cross cultural lines. Respectfully.

Fashions Finest welcomes real conversation and topics requiring a little courage, often come close from the heart and need a nurturing space to let it breathe.

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The world-leading fashion and jewellery brands of Bond Street will come together with the Royal Academy of Arts for six weeks of art and culture in London’s Mayfair.

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In this fashion era where the beauty of multiculturalism is celebrated and exalted, a new fashion agency makes its entrance. CeeDee has recently debuted to celebrate the 'heritage and culture' of African style with its selection of independent fashion brands.

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Wednesday, 28 October 2020 16:09

Project To Celebrate British Black Fashion & Culture

The British Fashion Council (BFC)’s Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) announces its second project, The Missing Thread, in partnership with the Black Oriented Legacy Development Agency (BOLD).

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