“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” —Vivienne Westwood
African fashion designers have been successful in heritage, tradition and cultural revitalization through their line of clothing.
In the current generation of African fashion designers is starting to look for new approaches to keeping their design culture true. Many African designers are using technology to help advance their designs by designing patterns that merge legacy with urban fashion and make use of 3D printing.
Africa is a model of sustainable living and art. The continent has been the centre of many creative disciplines like dance, poetry and music. Shops began selling designers from Africa in the 90’s, since then African fashion trend became popular worldwide
It is widely believed that African fashion designers are some of the most important inventors to have made a successful shift towards less fixed couture. There have been journalists claiming that Africa fashion industry is worth as much as as much $53 billion without counting uncountable African clothing brands flourishing just globally
African Fashion Designers vary widely in their work factors: the location, religion, crops and weather. They are conscious of these things in their designs, including those whose cultures do not oblige them to veil themselves from head to foot.
Some fashion designers like Bettie Page who seek to lower barriers for people culturally different from themselves without accommodating a (sexualized) standard body ; Barishow who was born deaf and uses her disability as inspiration; or Vanessa Olivera who seeks inspiration in her ethno-folklore – African concepts of beauty. The difference colors the overall look, but it is also true that differences can create a discernible metropolitan panorama where single voices might not receive too much attention even when there could be something extraordinary to communicate. “Why isashionismongetadotted”. In order to give feminine shapes an African touch feminist and lesbotarians must come with ideas that empower black women most “African” thing they are is diverse, figuring out how to honor heterogeneity