About

New African fashion cover

Helen Jennings is a journalist, editor, consultant and sometime stylist. Her work has appeared in several fashion, music, arts and lifestyle titles around the world including: Dazed&Confused, El Pais, The Face, Fader, Grazia, Guardian, iD, Metro, Neo2, NeverUnderdressed, Nova, Oyster, Russh, Sunday Times Travel, Time Out, Touch and Trace.

Helen was editor Arise magazine, the upscale quarterly global African fashion and culture, for five years. The pioneering glossy won several awards and was distributed to over 25 countries. She's now working on a number of special consulting and curatorial projects and is content editor of the new digital platform Kisua.

Helen is also the author of New African Fashion (Prestel), the first coffee table book to celebrate contemporary designers, models and image makers from the continent. It came out in 2011 and was favourably reviewed in Vogue, L'Officiel, the New York Times, AnOther magazine and Surface.