Decades subsequent to making her name on the most watched runways of Paris and Milan, supermodel Naomi Campbell has evacuated for new ground: Lagos, Nigeria.
In April, the British supermodel was the most discussed face at the city’s Arise Fashion Week, a standout amongst Africa’s most regarded style exhibits.
For her second season at Arise, Campbell demonstrated for a few brands, including Tiffany Amber and Kenneth Ize, bringing her mark walk and a dash of worldwide style to their catwalks.
“Africa is rich from numerous points of view and has been so undiscovered for it – above all for their kin and what they can give. Thus, this is the time,” she said. “Presently, we’re not asking, we’re advising: You need to focus on this landmass.”
Campbell isn’t the just one focusing on Lagos: Fellow models Liya Kebede and Alton Mason (of Ethiopian and Jamaican-Ghanaian average separately), British Vogue proofreader in-boss Edward Enninful and previous American Vogue manager everywhere André Leon Talley additionally added global style cred to the week’s occasions.
This is uplifting news for nearby fashioners like Folake Folarin-Coker, innovative executive of Tiffany Amber.
“I’m not saying African style is having a minute. It is anything but a minute any longer. We have a solid personality,” she said. “There is another sort of look that is made in Africa and is made for the present and is made for everybody.”
Watch the video above to discover increasingly about the African design scene, and why it’s pulling in universal consideration.