In the west, defining your status of luxury depends on which fashion brand you are wearing. To be more specific, which item of the latest collection of the luxury brand you are wearing. In all honesty some ladies are rocking a gucci bags from their 10 year old runway collection thinking they are instyle because it’s simply gucci.
However, there is a new age and it has nothing to do with the said brand names. In fact the said brand names we have long heard of in Vogue doesn’t matter here in Africa. What matters is really what it boils down to, and that’s how luxurious your outfit actually looks.
And some brands are really defining the concept of luxury when it comes to bring. Ignore that basic lack of creativity we saw on the Dior Cruise, the real creative end of African fashion and African prints is far ahead, and below are some samples of the new age of Luxury African fashion soon to find it’s core identity.