“Developed with African fashion specialists Hannah Azieb Pool and Helen Jennings, this exhibition features some of the most exciting names and labels in contemporary African fashion. It provides a snapshot of fashion practices in these cities and an introduction to some of the stories behind the style, from the use of social media to create new platforms for fashion to the impact of the huge market for imported second-hand clothes.”

This show features the up and coming African Fashion designers and also the scene in general, It combines traditional textiles, materials with street fashion and sculptural forms.
The cities Featured are – Casablanca in Morocco, Lagos in Nigeria, Nairobi in Kenya and Johannesburg in South Africa.
There is a fun dressing up area for young people and books to reference too.

Check out these blogs for reviews: www.afrotype.com

nevertooglam.com/2016/05/17/fashion-cities-africa

fashion city

Fashion Cities Africa
Brighton Museum
Ends 8th January 2017

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8th June 2016