Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 213 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! International designers are now borrowing tribal art from the African countries and adding a little touch from the West in making their collections. Although most of their products are high end targeted, it is evident that the African culture has a worldwide influence on today’s fashion. It is amazing how they source creativity from Africa. Tribal trends are hitting international runways as well as magazine editorials. Popular designers like Alexander McQueen, Christian Louboutin, Emilio Pucci and Louis Vuitton are using a multi fusion of graphic tribal prints, traditional jewelry and exotic embellishments for their collections. Every country in Africa has their own traditions therefore we should indulge in these different cultures. This will influence how we as Africans view our traditions and culture .Its high time we appreciate what we have by being original. Most modern Africans wear Western inspired clothing and jewelry saving the African looks for special occasions such as weddings. In other countries they are worn as a symbol of wealth or royalty.We have all the resources from beads which are handmade, shells, wood, feathers, brass metal, soap stone and many more which can make ornaments and decorations. These might be seen as just simple art but if combined with skills and style they could bring out sophistication that would be trending in international markets. More Articles You Would Love Stylish And Colourful Outfit Inspirations For A Gorgeous Church Style Experience The Delightful Culturally Inspired Indigo Collection By Niger’s Alia Bare When we emphasize more on promoting the growth of African clothing, the stage will be attractive for stake holders. The Kenyan fashion industry has a future if designers with artistic minds could incorporate this idea and use it to bring our fashion at the top of the list. Africa should view designing as a talent and offer more support to fashion and design courses. Designers should also target the local market so that everyone has a chance to appreciate their efforts. Source: Standard Digital News african clothingafrican countriesafrican cultureafrican fashionfashion industryinternational Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Ben I think fashion in Africa is about to explode and I am excited to be a part of it. Message me anytime. More For You Gh Singer Hajia4Real Set To Spend 5 Yrs In US Jail After Pleading... #OOTD: Ghana’s Serwaa Amihere, Sends Social Media Into A Frenzy With Her Stunning... AI Designer Asiko Captures The Essence Of Nigeria’s Masquerade Tradition With Stark Visuals Young Kenyan Hero Olivia Awuor & CEO Of Pine Kazi Is Transforming Pineapple... #MUSICVID: Love Is In The Air; Stonebwoy Serves Romantic Reggae Vibes In His... VIDEO: Arisar Serves A Sizzle Sneak Peak Of Their Upcoming Swimwear Shoot With... Abena Yawson Electrifies Audience At Accra Fashion Week 2023 With Her Stunning Metamorphosis... VIDEO: Former Celebrity Singer Kelis Shows Off The Impeccable Waterfalls Known As Mosi... Tialani’s Aurora Collection Showcased At Accra Fashion Week 2023 Proved To Be The... PICS: See All 26 Delegates For Miss World’s 2024 African Countries & Our... 1 comment Rama Lawald June 23, 2014 - 11:33 am It’s about time Africans appreciate stuff done in Africa! Log in to Reply Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.