pressportal.co.za – Palesa Mokubung flys SA flag high with her collection ‘Mantsho’ at Africa Fashion Week Middle East
Fashion enthusiasts, creative community, and wider audiences gathered to welcome the first fashion week edition of Africa Fashion Week Middle East (AFWME) that showcased for three days all Africa’s creatives. The event included a variety of activations such as panel discussions, workshop activities, and a runway show.. Guests witnessed designers debut an array of exquisite designs, showcasing the essence of creativity, industrial craft and a unique portrayal of fashion genius through timeless pieces at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), one of Dubai’s most sought-after lifestyle destinations.
The fashion brands included Urban Zulu – Congolese-South African; Mantsho – South Africa; Ntombi Couture – Zimbabwean; Kiza Bespoke – Nigeria; OMAAD – Senegal; Caped Coast – Ghana.
South Africa’s very own Palesa Mokubung, the founder and designer behind the South African brand, Mantsho, H&M’s first African collaboration displayed her vibrant brand known for its distinctive signature prints and carefully curated textiles, echoed a collection that is based on confident African aesthetics with an international sensibility. The collection displayed a mix of earthy tones and bold colors, taking center stage and dazzling us all.
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