The black fashion space and the creatives running it are definitely making a mark on the global fashion space, From Kenneth Ize who was a finalist last year LVMH prize 2019 and went on to become the first black designer to showcase at the prestigious Paris Fashion Week, to Duro Olowu who has been force to be reckoned with in the fashion space and have dressed the former LOTUS Michelle Obama and this had made the Nigerian-American designer become a favorite of Michelle.
Recently both designers have gotten world recognition with their designs being worn by Sudanese-Australian model Adut Akech is the star od Vogue Magazine’s latest editorial titled Family Values: An Ode to Aunties and Their Inimitable Sense of Style for its December 2020 issue wearing Kenneth Ize and Duro Olowu and other designers. Nigerian-Jamaican photographer Nadine Ijewere is behind the shoot as well as Nigerian journalist Alexis Okewo who reflects on the role of aunties in her life and her own experience growing up in Alabama’s Nigerian community.
As expected, Adut looks stunning in the photos, she was styled by the talented Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, and in the shot above, Adut is rocking Duro Olowu’s multi brocade dress with minimal makeup, blue boots, and a floral styled head-piece.
In the shot above, Adut is rocking a multi-coloured Aso-Oke suit set designed by Nigerian designer Kenneth Ize complemented with a gorgeous all back hairdo done by Shiori Takahashi with minimal makeup that suits the entire aesthetic of the shot.
She took to her Instagram to appreciate the team