What Naomi Campbell’s Support of Lagos Fashion Week Means for the African Fashion Industry – Footwear News


Naomi Campbell is calling on Condé Nast to publish a Vogue Africa. “We just had Vogue Arabia; it is the next progression. It has to be,” she told Reuters. “Africa has never had the opportunity to be out there and their fabrics and their materials and their designs be accepted on the global platform. It shouldn’t be that way.”

Campbell was recently in Lagos lending support to Nigeria’s Arise Fashion Week (March 30 to April 2). She didn’t just attend the shows, she walked the runway for three designers: Lanre Da Silva Ajayi and Tiffany Amber from Nigeria and KLûK CGDT from South Africa.

She also slayed off the catwalk. Working with stylist Jenke Ahmed Tailly, whose clients include Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian, she gave us a perfectly curated edit that celebrated…

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