Africa fashion /

"From Amanda Gorman in kente cloth (courtesy of Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton) on the cover of US Vogue, to Naomi Campbell's outings in Kenneth Ize, African fashion exerts worldwide influence. Africa Fashion explores how radical post-independence social and political re-ordering sparked a...

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Other Authors / Creators:Checinska, Christine, editor.
Akerele, Omoyemi, contributor.
Bendriouich, Amine, contributor.
Casely-Hayford, Gus, contributor.
Dolat, Sunny, contributor.
Greer, Bonnie, contributor.
Miller, Monica L., 1970- contributor.
Murray, Elisabeth (Fashion curator), contributor.
Ngumi, Njoki, contributor.
Osman, Hadeel, contributor.
Walker, Roslyn A., contributor.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Victoria and Albert Museum, host institution.
Format: Book
Imprint: London : V&A Publishing, 2022.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue / Bonnie Greer
  • Introduction / Christine Checinska
  • Liberation and post-independence fashions / Christine Checinska
  • We face forward / Gus Casely-Hayford
  • Five fragments of African textile history / Roslyn A. Walker
  • Mid-century design: shoreline thinking and crossing borders / Christine Checinska
  • Contemporary creatives / Christine Checinska
  • Orange culture: once upon a time, in Nigeria... / Monica L. Miller
  • Agents of change
  • Afro-fashion futures / Christine Checinska
  • Place we call home: economic and cultural reclamation of African fashions / Sunny Dolat and Njoki Ngumi
  • Remaining second-hand markets in Africa / Hadeel Osman
  • It takes a village / Omoyemi Akerele
  • Choose our own seasons, crown our own heroes / Amine Bendriouich.