Ronke Ademiluyi

Africa Fashion Week London set to showcase designer talent

African fashion is booming.  A new generation of designers  are gaining recognition – both  because of the sheer strength of their work and as a result of  the continent’s rising fortunes. Africa was once seen only as a source of inspiration for big brands – from Yves Saint Laurent’s landmark collection of raffia beaded dresses in 1967 to Burberry Prorsum’s wax prints for spring/summer 2012. But  African designers are finding customers around the world and a thriving industry is growing around them.

 

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News Source: Metro.co.uk

 

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