Nigeria's leading luxury fashion destination Polo Avenue has secured sole rights to retail Gucci Ready-to-Wear clothing in Nigeria and West Africa. A spokesperson for Polo Avenue made the announcement today during a media briefing held at Victoria Island Lagos. The spokesperson noted that Polo Avenue has successfully established itself as the gatekeeper for luxury brands in West Africa. This successful establishment...
With Sotheby’s record-breaking online auction of Cartier Tutti Frutti leading the way, expectations are high for the upcoming sale of Roy Lichtenstein’s White Brushstroke. Following the pandemic and the weakened economic sentiment, auction houses have turned exclusively to online auctions. The initial estimate was that we weren’t likely to see any records being broken until late April 2020. A bracelet from Cartier’s...
Following the widespread rioting caused by the killing of African American George Floyd by police adds further uncertainty to retail already struggling from the pandemic, LVMH exits Tiffany deal. The news was disclosed by LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault while talking to advisors on possible avenues for renegotiating the acquisition of Tiffany & Co, the group’s largest deal to date. It...
Gucci’s latest collection, Ditching urban life for a greener escape,  incorporates recycled, organic, bio-based, and sustainably sourced materials. By Julia Roxan Launching a collection of genderless luggage, accessories, footwear and ready-to-wear garments, under the Gucci Circular Line initiative, Creative Director Alessandro Michele remains committed to advocating sustainability. Exploring new methods of using and reusing materials to extend the products’ life cycle...
Italy's fashion leaders recently called on the government to slacken restrictions on nationwide ban on business as a result of the coronavirus crisis so that the industry can commence production, raising concerns that a prolonged lockdown may cause an irreparable damage to the sector. "Fashion is a seasonal industry, and certain dates are not compressible. Not reopening shortly would mean...
By Lauren Schwahn In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, millions of Americans are shifting to remote jobs or conducting their employment searches entirely from home. Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A global pandemic certainly hasn’t remedied that. Rather, it’s changing the landscape. For one, it’s heating up the competition. Millions of newly out-of-work Americans are...
Nigeria's prime Fintech firm, Flutterwave has been announced as a 'Pioneer' on TIME's list of influential companies in the world, with the outlet reporting that the firm's effort in recharging retailers after the pandemic slowed travel in Nigeria was instrumental in the choice. Divided into 5 categories; Pioneers, Leaders, Innovators, Disruptors, and Titans, Flutterwave joins an illustrious list that includes...
Many Parisians consider the area a no-go zone of prostitutes, drug dealers and petty criminals. It's also seen clashes between youngsters and French police — and, in July, anti-discrimination protests, inspired by the Black Lives Matters movement in the United States.  But Jacqueline Ngo Mpii's "Little Africa" walking tour instead showcases the talent and energy of the neighbourhood's African diaspora. "Barbes is...
Dubai-based hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has today signed the management contracts for three hotels in Kenya. The hotels, Boma Nairobi, Boma Inn Nairobi and Boma Inn Eldoret, are owned by Red Court Hotel, a subsidiary of Kenya Red Cross Society. Managed under Red Court Hotel’s home grown Boma brand until now, Dubai-based Aleph Hospitality has been appointed to manage the...
The Island nation of Seychelles has joined 181 other UN Member State to sign a United Nations declaration in support of equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines, according to the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The country became a signatory to the declaration on May 7, and a statement from the Ministry revealed that the Foreign Affairs Ministry the declaration...

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