Vanichi Magazine partners with The Africa Channel to present “What If Movie Icons Wore African Fashion?” (#WIMIWAF), a creative fashion editorial that imagines iconic Hollywood film characters in modern, handcrafted fashion from designers of Africa and the Diaspora.
Designers include Senegal-based brand SARAYAA, TEGAA, a Gambia-based jewelry line, Egyptian designer AMMANII, M ANDREWS sartorial luxury based in San Antonio, Texas, Nigerian brand OBIOMA, eyewear designer BURKINABAE, menswear designer KENNETH NICHOLSON, Ghana + NYC brand STUDIO ONE EIGHTY NINE (co-founded by Rosario Dawson), Sierra Leone + USA brand BADARA and Lagos-based luxury brand MINKU. More at vanichi.
PHOTO: Juhn Kwon. HAIR + MAKEUP: Karen Bates-Ashey. STYLIST: Jordan Swain. ASSISTANT STYLIST: Drea MJ. CREATIVE DIRECTORS: Joy Donnell + Jordan Swain.