Imane Ayissi from Cameroon is a guest designer at the Paris Haute Couture shows. He is making a name for himself with his exciting creations, drawing inspiration from both Europe and Africa.
France's former African colonies are celebrating 60 years of independence. But France's influence remains all pervasive and critics say it is time that Africans cut the umbilical cord and put an end to Françafrique.
During the coronavirus pandemic, you can admire the latest models of Chanel and Dior from the sofa. But is this the future of haute couture? The industry is skeptical.
There is a shortage of protective masks and gloves amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, fashion companies are switching from haute couture to protective gowns. Even TV shows are donating their props to hospitals.
Iconic French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has announced that his haute couture show on January 22 in Paris will be his last. But the irreverent fashionista promises a new high design "concept" is in the wings.
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