African Fashion is a sign of a broader change of attitude towards a continent which is earning a brighter reputation beyond stories of war and diseases. With high profile artist attending high-profile events in clothes made by African designers, it is a sure sign that the continent’s vibrant style has arrived on the world stage.
Now we’re starting to see Africa taking ownership of its own cultural assets. African designers are being noticed. We’ve compiled a list to highlight the Top 5 African Women designers (in no particular order) who have set the bar for cultured apparel. Enjoy!
Roshe Dezign by Roshe, Liberia
OhemaaCloset by Sarah Mensah, Ghana
Everrything RRouge by Melody Asherman, Liberia
Chen Burkett New York by Chen Burkett, Antigua & Ghana
J.Wonyen by Crystal Woyen, Liberia