I loved the “Africa Fashion” exhibit at the V&A Museum in London (it’s on until April 2023).
These are just a few snippets from my visit, and I didn’t want to give away any of the other forms of content at the exhibit, or the stories behind some of the garments – it’s not just clothes on mannequins, as usual the exhibition team has made it a deeper experience than that. More than the fashion itself, the exhibit touches on politics, modern history and aspects of African culture. And the sewist in me loved the notes On how various fabrics are woven, dyed and sewn. I think I was smiling all the way round the exhibit and zooming in on fabric and construction details!
I definitely recommend seeing Africa Fashion if you can!
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Reel snippets feature garments by Moshions, Doreen Mashika, Mmusomaxwell, Imane Ayissi, Christie Brown, Kofi Ansah, Awa Meilé, Artsi Ifrach and Chris Seydou. …