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Inspired By Fela Anikulapo Kuti! Lifestyle Brand, Kancky Debuts Its Resort ‘16 ‘Road To Kalakuta’ Collection

Nigerian lifestyle fashion brand Kancky unveils its Resort 2016 collection tagged ‘Road To Kalakuta’. According to the label, “The collection was influenced by the life and achievements of musician, political maverick and human rights activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who put not just Nigerian music, but the entire Afrobeat genre on the world map, hence his title…

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Farai Simoyi Presents Autumn/Winter 2011 Lookbook “Madame Rouge”

Farai Simoyi, British designer of Zimbabwean descent presented her second collection, “Madame Rouge” during Fall 2011 New York Fashion Week last February. She was named the “Breakout Designer” by Time Out NY. She’s fast becoming Known for her edgy and unusual pieces, Simoyi for this collection was inspired by Fanny the Seductress, from the 1902 French play, “Sapho”. The collection consists of a…

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