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African Print With A Modern Twist

By Funmi Daniel 21 August 2017   |   8:00 am

It’s 2017 and Africa is firmly on the map. No, scrap that, Africa is positively cool! With increased interest in all aspects of our cultures, love for the continent has well and truly increased over the past five years. Although Ankara is not authentically African, it has been adopted into our culture for decades.

From international designers taking “inspiration” from Africa (Burberry’s SS12 collection anyone?) to music from and inspired by the continent moving from being labelled Afrobeats, to being a sound incorporated into many artists’ style; there’s been a paradigm shift. The world has finally realised that we are more than just poverty and corruption!

Jump on the #GrowTheNaira and #NaijaBrandsRock movements by supporting local brands, whilst injecting some Nigerian flair into your everyday style.

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