EDITORIAL: ‘Maumbo’, Photography by Victor Peace – Akatasia :: African Style and Inspiration
‘Maumbo’, meaning shapes in Swahili is the title of fashion photographer Victor Peace‘s latest color-rich editorial. The project is in collaboration with stylist and set designer Kevo Abbra and features up and coming Kenyan model Sylvia Owalla. View the editorial below: Credit: Makeup by Valary Mdeizi Hair by Corrine Muthoni
Turbans and the African head wrap finally acceptable?
The head wrap is no unfamiliar wear in Africa and the African Diasporas. It is a symbol of our culture, especially in West and Central Africa. As Africa fashion is now going worldwide, so is the African head wrap. Even American celebrities are wearing the head wrap in different and new ways. Celebrities such as…
Vlisco x Trevor Stuurman at the One Source Live Festival (SA) | African fashion stories
On March 24, African multimedia artist Trevor Stuurman was one to grace the stage at the launch of the One Source Life festival. The event gathered (African) artists, including Stuurman, who made a photo booth during the festival where he shot images with looks using Vlisco fabrics.
All through the history of the world, fashion has developed in conjunction with cultures. These types of changes arise both suddenly and slowly, meaning it may be fascinating to watch. As a result keeping an eye on fashion is very important if you do not want your wardrobe to appear out-of-date, causing you to seem disconnected and disinterested in the world surrounding you. #StylishClothes