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Exploring The Idea Of An African Mermaid- “Mami Wata”, View Maki Oh’s A/W ‘15 Collection

Maki Oh’s Autumn Winter 15/16 collection explores the idea of adopted identities as result of West Africa’s long history with cultural appropriation. It is an idea that has spun through all Maki Oh collections.   According to the collection brief, designer Amaka Osakwe says: “As an advocate for all things truly African, Maki Oh uses…

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