SOURCE: CNN, INSIDE AFRICA
Arise Fashion Week is an important event to help elevate these designers and give their work global exposure, Naomi Campbell told CNN. Fashion is not supposed to discriminate, yet we have excluded this part of the world and other emerging markets.
Campbell, who had been donning exotic African attires long before now, uses her drawing power to attract fashion enthusiasts far and wide, to the beauty of the Motherland.
The likes of Paolo Sisiano, Sophia Ike-Onu are powerhouses who have navigated their way through the shores of the fashion industry with meaningful pieces, feature in this week’s episode.
From haute couture to affordable trends, check out these creatives, shift narratives in different dimensions while maintaining artistic quality.
In a showcase, former fashion intern now CEO Tzar Studios, Chukwuma Ian Audifferen was in awe to see Naomi Campbell in one of his designs and instantly named the collection ”Naomi Poncho”. He said in response to this life-changing moment “…you literally live for moments like that.”