Arise

Credit Obama if you want to, but it was only a matter of time before the the beauty of Africa letigimized itself in the world of Fashion.  that’s right!  AFRICAN FASHION WEEK!!  Authentic textiles and ethnic models is only the start people.  All week, Arise African Fashion Week has been taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The show features elite designers from the continent in the first of what will become an annual showcase.

While there are many, many ensembles to be seen, here are just a few — a small sampling of the fashion coming from different countries on the African continent.

Christie Brown (Ghana)

Christie Brown (Ghana)


Odio Mimonet (Nigeria)

Odio Mimonet (Nigeria)


Ituen Basi (Nigeria)

Ituen Basi (Nigeria)


Nkwo (Nigeria)

Nkwo (Nigeria)


Odio Mimonet (Nigeria)

Odio Mimonet (Nigeria)


Lanre da Silva (Nigeria)

Lanre da Silva (Nigeria)


Thula Sindi (South Africa)

Thula Sindi (South Africa)


Tiffany Amber (Nigeria)

Tiffany Amber (Nigeria)



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