TITLE

Authentic Hybrids in African Fashion

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, A. M.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores how African clothing and dress has inspired high-fashion. Particular focus is given to how traditional African aesthetics are being used in contemporary clothing design including unique textures, patterns and loose construction. Several designers are explored including Lagos, Nigeria-based Bayo Adegbe, Duro Olowo and Paris, France-based Bisrat Negassi.
ACCESSION #
74213370

 

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