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05 Jan 2016
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For any very long time fashion has become perceived to be something foreign instead of African. However, the scene has been evolving fast as with the election of President Obama the Afro American community has become more aware of their fashion sense. The African American community is enjoying the fashion of Africa especially to remind themselves with their rich and diverse heritage. The roots of African fashion may be traced back to centuries before now. Whether you consider the vibrant sisal skirts which are an important part of African dances to the Kanga which is now a legendary fashion garment, African fashion is being featured on the fashion ramps around the world. Recently the fashion scene in Africa is becoming quite lively with runway shows occurring over a frequent basis with African designers rivaling the level of international designers.

Fashion having a purpose is the main theme of all of these fashion shows which magnetize a number of fashion enthusiasts from all over the world. Fashion can be another big part of the African popular culture where some designers have strong following with celebrities and public personalities. These celebrities include well-known names like Oprah, Beyonce, Solange Knowles and Will Smith to but a few. It is not just the celebrities but the common masses that have embraced African fashion in an effort to look good. Men are also equally style conscious and many of them have already been taken in by African fashion garments.

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Apart from this the Miss World beauty pageant has contributed to the growth with the African fashion industry. This is because the representatives through the African countries turn towards local designers to get their ensembles designed. This has caused the African designers to get popular all over the world. African fashion has essentially end up being the signature preference for men and women who wish to go to town through their clothing. Almost all of the African designers also have understood how to successfully combine western styles with African ones and build authentic and original garments. It has resulted in a fashion scene that's vibrant and colorful and all the richer due to this combination.

The clothes created by African fashion brands are also easily available globally, actually they are available online in style stores dedicated to African fashion in addition to via some own branded online retailers. This has enabled the world community not from 'African' community to be able to express their liking for original and authentic designs and styles based on traditional African fashion.


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