Africa has been getting a lot of attention lately in the fashion world, and for good reason. From Nigeria to South Africa and everywhere in between, big talent is entering the international style game with something totally unique. And it’s not just the impeccable designs inspired by the colors, sounds and heritage of the continent that have garnered the attention of some of the biggest players in the industry.
These designers are doing fashion on their own terms by putting local resources, artisanal skills and sustainable production at the forefront of their business models. While current fashion might be dominated by American and European designers and brands, these 11 designers are proving that it’s Africa’s time to shine.
Not only is there a growing presence of homegrown designs in the African continent itself, but also in overseas markets. We explore the 11 African Fashion Designers you should know about. Click “Continue Reading” to see them