Step into a majestic world where radiant and bold colors, disparate fur adorned shoes and striking accessories are a glorious way of life. Photographer Ed Singleton and stylist Solange Franklin capture this world in a crisp, powerful and breathtaking way for models.com feature on the rise of African fashion with South Sudanese model Ajak Deng and Angolan model Maria Borges at the helm of this brilliant ride. The site mentions the burgeoning e-commerce of African fashion with sites like Oxosi and Kisua however, in addition, sustainable lines that focus on promoting and providing a platform for African and African inspired fashion like Studio 189, created by Rosario Dawson and Abrima Eriwah, are also exhorting the movement in a positive and meaningful way. So immerse yourself in this stunning realm of fashion by designers with ties to the world’s second largest continent.
Visit models.com to view the entire ‘Africa Rising’ spread, their travels that fueled the inspiration and featured designers’ eye popping fashion that does not ask but commands your attention.