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With fashion taking over the world, Africans have been in constant pursuit of taking over the global fashion industry. In recent times, African brands have managed to pump out eye-catching designs and wide collections of attractive wears. In movie industries like Hollywood, top African fashion designers are influencing the movie set wears. This has brought more attention to Africa.
Let’s have a look at top brands and fashion designers who have promoted the African culture to the world. In no particular compilation
Taibo Bacar (Mozambique)
Taibo Bacar is known for his ready-to-wear pieces which are made from high-quality materials. His collection of female wears gives the ladies a sense of comfort and beauty. Fashion Designer Taibo Bacar pursued a career in Business Administration and decided to leave his office work to start his own Fashion brand. His love for Fashion was Inherited from his mother.
Duro Olowu (Nigeria)
Born in Nigeria and currently living in London, African Fashion Award-winning designer Duro Olowu is one of the biggest African fashion designers. He is known for his combinations of colour African pants which reveals the rich and diverse African culture.
Sindiso Khumalo (South Africa)
Sindiso Khumalo designs are an incredible mixture of bring colours, bold print, and modern silhouettes. She started her fashion line to help African women stand out where ever they go. Her classy pieces are sewn and packaged in South Africa.
Sarah divine Garba (Cameroon)
Pushing past the contemporary African Fashion, Maison D’Afie is Sarah Garba fashion brand which has earned her exposure and has featured her on Elle, Vogue, and Forbes. She now makes dresses in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Ozwald Boateng (Ghana)
With clothing lines and runway exhibitions all over the world, Ozwald is a very popular and respected designer in the U.K who originates from Ghana. He has designed African set costumes for a number of top chart movies and also designed the British Airways uniform.