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8 Afro Dazzle incamden We bring you a Special Edition on trailblazing African fashion from the Diaspora and the motherland.
3 Editor’s note 6 Osworld’s African Beat: Celebrity news and events COVER STORY Fashion Special! 8 The Rise and Rise of New African Fashion 10 Vlisco: Supporting African Textiles 12 Afro Dazzling in the Camden trend 24 Fashion4Africa 34 Simply Bee by Beatrice Arthur 44 Top Model of Colour
34 THE EXOTIC BEE! Ghana’s adventurous and flamboyant fashion guru shows us the funky side of fashion design.
48 The Freetown Spirit 52 Calamity Jane
HAIR & BEAUTY 54 New Season Hairstyles 58 New Season Beauty 60 Stealing Beauty
WOMEN WHO INSPIRE 62 Sada Mire
NEW AFRICAN FASHION isue
70 fatou diawara Multi-talented singer-songwriter from Mali uses her music to expose the cultural prejudices faced by women across Africa. FOR THE DISCERNING WOMAN NEW AFRICAN WOMAN Isue 10
HEALTH CORNER 66 Dr Dube 68 HIV Supplements AFRICAN MUSIC
70 Fatou Diawara 74 Music Reviews
TRAVEL 76 Spa Breaks A GUIDE TO TRENDS 82 Stockists