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11 Women-Led African Fashion Brands Making a Global Impact

While in Nigeria for Arise Fashion Week in 2018, British supermodel, Naomi Campbell, told the international press about the need for the Vogue magazine franchise to have an African title. The proposal of a Vogue Africa is an obvious wink at the immense creativity from the African fashion industry; a wave of designers rethinking the paradigms of African fashion. And a handful of them are women, pushing creative innovations and engaging with local communities in preserving age-old methods of textile production. Their collaboration with artisans in honing traditional craft skills has provided employment, especially economic empowerment for rural women.As fast fashion…

‘The African Lookbook’ is 100 Years’ Worth of African Women’s Global Influence

African-American writer and curator Catherine E. McKinley’s The African Lookbook is a remarkable repository for African women’s rich history, their influence on global fashion and photography spanning 100 years.Published in January of 2021, the book comprises photographs collected during McKinley’s numerous travels across Northern and Western Africa over the years. The African Lookbook is an extensive archive currently documenting the role of mainly West African women in fashion and how both the thriving textile trade from a century ago as well as colonisation, resulted in the fashion landscape we’ve come to know today. In what remains an incredibly white-washed fashion industry…

Thebe Magugu’s AW21 Collection ‘Alchemy’ Is An Exploration of African Spirituality

South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has released his AW21 collection, Alchemy, and it is beautiful. For his latest collection, the 2019 LVMP prize winner introduced a redefinition of his previous work, Counter Intelligent, featuring embroidered chiffon dresses, pink blazers and cinched waist belts. For the new collection, Thebe Magugu collaborated with the photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a 1970s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo. The short film, which is written, directed and photographed by Moolman, shows the power play between two rival girl gangs named the “ultimate midnite angels” who speak Zulu and Setswana. The short film begins at…

Interview: Sincerely Ria Is Giving Guinean Fashion Its Flowers

Guinea-born supermodel, actress, and activist Mariama Diallo is a face you’ve likely seen all over social media. With modelling campaigns with the likes of Savage x Fenty by Rihanna, Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty, and features in Vogue, Marie Claire, NYLON magazines, the model is commanding her space in the industry and making her way centerstage. And, Mariama’s strong online presence and following has certainly made her a popular member of the global village too.With the aforementioned achievements under her belt, the 28-year-old supermodel presented herself as an eager and excited talent within the fashion industry. Now, Mariama’s talents and ambitions have…