The rise of African fashion has been slow but steady. And this latest photoshoot by Model.Com has gone a long way to making people aware of the amazing things African fashion designers are doing. Model.Com was represented in LFDW, and their experience inspired this shoot, Africa Rising.
Photographer, Ed Singleton, teams up with stylist, Solange Franklin, to feature African designers in this shoot. We love that models Ajak Deng and Maria Borges were involved as well. See the beautiful shoot below.
African fashion designers we were featured are:
Needle & Thræd
Nomad Vintage NYC
Hair: Sirsa Ponciano
Make Up: Laura Stiassni
Nails: Yukie Miyakawa
Set Design: Lizzie Lang
Photography Assistants: Max Bernetz & William Takahashi
Stylist Assistant: Kyle Hayes & Kristina Taylor
Digital Tech: Matthew Thompson
Models: Ajak Deng & Maria Borges @ IMG (New York)
Retouching – Silhouette Studio
Thanks to – Pier 59 Studios New York
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