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Best Collaborations From Africa Rising Editorial

The evolution of the African fashion industry is not only evident in the continent itself but it has gained international recognition. The editorial has been trending all over social media as Model.com released the editorial titled ‘Africa Rising‘. The origin of this editorial emerged from their trip to the recently concluded Lagos and Fashion Design Week , Models.com set on to connect the dots between the established and the new generation, giving a spotlight to a chosen few. For this exclusive shoot, the creative team includes photographer Ed Singleton, stylist Solange Franklin, hair by Sirsa Ponciano, Makeup by Laura Stiassni  and supermodels South Sudanese, Ajak Deng and Angolan, Maria Borges and set design by Lizzie Lang.

Featured designers were; Almasika, Bridget Awosika, Brother Vellies, Grey, Kenneth Ize, Loza Maleombho, Meena, Needle & Thræd, Nkwo, Nomad Vintage NYC, Omer Asim, Omondi, Orange Culture, Osei Duro, Post-Imperial, Ré (Bahia), Richard Braqo, Third Crown, Tree Fairfax, Tsemaye Binitie, Sophie Zinga, Washington Roberts.

These are our best looks from the editorial.

Jumpsuit: Meena, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Bags: Tree Fairfax, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Neckerchief: Post-Imperial

Jumpsuit: Meena, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Bags: Tree Fairfax, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Neckerchief: Post-Imperial

Dress: Omer Asim, Shoes: Richard Braqo, Necklace:Osei Duro, Cuffs: Almasika

Dress: Omer Asim, Shoes: Richard Braqo, Necklace:Osei Duro, Cuffs: Almasika

Jumpsuit: Tsemaye Binitie, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Earrings and bracelets: Third Crown, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector

Jumpsuit: Tsemaye Binitie, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Earrings and bracelets: Third Crown, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector

On Ajak – Couture Wrap: Nkwo, Top: Sophie Zinga, Pants: Omondi Choker: Needle & Thræd | On Maria – Top: Loza Maleombho, Pants: Omondi, Choker: Needle and Thread

On Ajak – Couture Wrap: Nkwo, Top: Sophie Zinga, Pants: Omondi Choker: Needle & Thræd | On Maria – Top: Loza Maleombho, Pants: Omondi, Choker: Needle and Thread

Top & Skirt: Re’, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Green Waist Bag: Tree Fairfax for Orange Culture, Fringed Bag: Nomad Vintage NYC, Necklace: Vintage Sunglasses: Vintage

Top & Skirt: Re’, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Green Waist Bag: Tree Fairfax for Orange Culture, Fringed Bag: Nomad Vintage NYC, Necklace: Vintage. Sunglasses: Vintage

Shirt worn as dress: Kenneth Ize, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Necklace: Azubike Ononye for Orange Culture

Shirt worn as dress: Kenneth Ize, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector, Choker: Needle & Thræd, Necklace: Azubike Ononye for Orange Culture

Dress: GREY, Shoes: Shem Paronelli Studios for Kenneth Ize

Dress: GREY, Shoes: Shem Paronelli Studios for Kenneth Ize

On Maria: Coat: Omondi, Pants: Orange Culture, Shoes: Shem Paronelli Studios for Kenneth Ize, Vintage Sunglasses: Christian Dior, Earrings: Third Crown | On Ajak – Coat: Omondi, Pants: Washington Roberts, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector

On Maria: Coat: Omondi, Pants: Orange Culture, Shoes: Shem Paronelli Studios for Kenneth Ize, Vintage Sunglasses: Christian Dior, Earrings: Third Crown | On Ajak – Coat: Omondi, Pants: Washington Roberts, Shoes: Brother Vellies, Vintage Glasses: Linda Derector

Photo Credit: Model.Com

 

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