David Tlale is one of the premiere designers of South Africa -- and one of three black designers to show at this season's New York Fashion Week. His recent show eschewed the typical runway presentation, the couture creator opting instead to perch his models on low white risers in opulent looks.
On Friday, Black Fashion Week debuted in Paris on the heels of the official Fashion Week of the City of Light.
In their sixth collection, the Mataano Spring 2013 show displayed a gentle aesthetic. "We went back to a softer, girlier path for Spring," Idyl Mohallim told theGrio about the sisters' inspiration.
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