Africa has a strong presence in this year’s Business Of Fashion @bof with 7 African fashion bigwigs making it into the prestigious annual list.
The #BoF500 is a shortlist of the names-to-know shaping the fashion industry across the globe. This year’s edition is being tauted as one of the most diverse lists yet.
In a post on Instagram, African fashion guide, Industrie wrote:
“Beating to the pulse of the industry, 9 fresh African members join an existing community of continental path breakers—many of whom stray from the expected”
The list includes Nigerian designer @KennethIze
Retailers Avinash and Kabir Wadhwani of Nigeria’s @TempleMuse
South Sudan model @shanellenyasiase
(Somalian model @iamugbad
New York based designer @thedreamawake