African Influence in Fashion

Today the New York Times ran “Designers Take a Fresh Look at Africa” by Simone S. Oliver on Fashion’s interpretation of African Design. The article interviews the Editor of Arise Magazine Helen Jennings about her new book New African Fashion .The book explores African fashion by both established and fledgling designers who have seriously explored the African aesthetic in fashion. The strong theme in this book is that Africa is not just fabric, that design should be considered as well. Read thearticle here

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