With its theme –THE FORGOTTEN, ASM features photoshoots covering countries Cameroon (AfroTraditional); An homage to the Marikana Miners of South Africa fused with the Countryside of the American South (AfroFusion); and playing with neutral/metallic/jewel tones in fashion (AfroStreet). Interviews with well known Actor Louis Gossett Jnr, the founder of the Pan African Film Festival Ayuko Babu; well known Multi-Cultural Graffiti Artist–Retna and Sudanese American Olympic Athlete Lopez Lomong.
Featured in “ASM Must Haves” are fantastic items picked for our readers for gift ideas or personal purchase; and in AfroCouture, ASM highlights International Fashion Designer of Haitian heritage-Stella Jean’s Women’s Fall/Winter 2012/2013 Collection-we thank her team for the opportunity.
They also interview South African International designer Thula Sindi who has taken the African, European fashion industry by storm and making his way to North America. We had the pleasure of being a part of Africa’s biggest week in Fashion- THE MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK AFRICA; and one of Miami’s biggest week in Art- THE ART BASEL SHOW.
Also featured is the first African Fashion Week Event in Los Angeles, California.