Fashion is evolving at a rate many of us find hard to keep up with. We’ve made a list of a few African diaspora bloggers who are ahead of the trends and making some bold fashion choices.
Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz, Black Coffee and others, were not the only winners of AFRIMA 2016. Front and center at the event which brought the whole of Africa together, were the dresses that adorned the red carpet.
It isn’t every day that you see a red-haired woman with freckles on major international adverts. Well, Cape Town-born model Carmen Solomons is changing this.
The head wrap has come a long way from being exclusively worn by African women at traditional ceremonies. Head scarves or “the doek” have evolved into statement pieces for any chic African-inspired outfit.
In just five short months, two South African women have made waves on social media with the pop up market: Doek On Fleek. And for those unfamiliar with the term “on Fleek” is millennial talk, meaning cool.
Away from posing for photographs and walking the runway, St. Lucian model, Mala Bryan, has been in the news for her Malaville collection of dolls with afro hair and different shades of brown skin.
Nigerian model, Mayowa Nicholas, has found some success on the international modelling scene working with major fashion brands across Europe and America. But her modelling career started in Lagos, Nigeria in 2014.