Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle
THE RAPID RISE OF AFRICAN FASHION
The rapid rise of African fashion in the Diaspora is indisputable, with Tribal prints and African textiles being a huge fashion trend on the fashion runways in New York, London and Paris.
Donna Karan, the famous American designer’s recent collection was full of tribal prints with alluring necklaces. According to Gwen Stefani, her 2011 L.A.M.B collection is all about prints, prints, and prints, preferably of the vaguely African persuasion.
The latest trend appeals to the progressive woman or man who loves the bold colours and prints of rich African fabrics but with a modern design style.
African inspired designs in the past were never easy to wear without the feeling of being ethnic and ostentatious.However, the use of African textiles and prints is becoming more modern with every fashion season.
For an ultra look this festive season, why not opt for an African inspired outfit adorned with bold accessories.
A list of African designers plus design items can be obtained from Shadders online shop at www.shadderdesigners.com/online-shop.php.