Dear 'Vogue': I Love The Smell Of Natives In The Morning

Yesterday we shared some of the letters to the editor published in response to a certain fashion spread from the June issue of Vogue. As many will remember, that spread featured actress Keira Knightley posing in designer duds while on location in Kenya. One image in particular, that of Keira bottle-feeding a baby… » 8/16/07 1:30pm 8/16/07 1:30pm

Fashion Roadkill, African Style

We're all for 'make love not war', which we know means in theory that we should also be about 'make accessories, not vicious animal poaching'... and yet we just can't get behind a new line of necklaces called "SnareWear." The line of adornments is from snares used by former poachers, and honestly, the whole endeavor… » 7/31/07 6:00pm 7/31/07 6:00pm

African Fashion: It's The New Black!

New York may be the #1 fashion city in the world, but African designers are where it's at. (We really wanted to write 'wear it's at," but even we couldn't bring ourselves to make that kind of pun.) Anna Trzebinski of Nairobi, for instance, is one of the hottest designers amongst the Hollywood set, churning out items… » 7/18/07 4:25pm 7/18/07 4:25pm