BY MILLICENT AREBUN
With the global fashion craze, for all things African, African designers has gone up a notch, in their creativity and are wowing the world with crazy designs, that are not only, African inspired, but African fabrics incorporated too. Still the fashion lover at home in Africa, still has an edge and everyday, more African inspired designs are seen on the streets, sewn not by world acclaimed nor famous designers but normal Africans, in this case Nigerians, translating their love, of their heritage and fashion, to something beautiful and trendy.
Are you reading this piece now and wondering what is “African inspired” ? .. well the term is a new fashion terminology, that depicts fashion designs /creations, which has it’s origins, inspiration or fabrics in Africa. Our batiks, fabrics, arts, are now used, to create western or global designs that are trendy.
Below are a few pictures of world acclaimed designers , celebrities and our home grown fashion lovers rocking this trend. What are you waiting for? Flaunt your style and heritage today, by rocking this trend.
CHRISTIE BROWN PROUDLY AFRICAN DESIGNS
JAMILLA VERA SWAI AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN FASHION WEEK
YVONNE PEPPER FAD MAGAZINE FASHION EDITOR GOES DEEP AFRO-RETRO VINTAGE
ANKARA PURSE. LOVE IT!
MODEL ROCKING THE AFICAN INSIRED LOOK WITH PRIDE
ANDREA SWIMSUIT DESIGNS
MAI ATAFO INSPIRED
EKU EDEWOR, MODEL AND STUDIO 53 EXTRA PRESENTER/REPORTER
MILLICENT AREBUN FASHION EDITOR NATIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPER AND EDITORIAL ASSISTANT NETTA OF ONO BELLO.COM
SOUTH FASHION WEEK:ESKADO BIRD
OKE LAWAL CEO ORANGE COUTURE