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2015 Half-year in review: African fashion in the spotlight

2015 Half-year in review: African fashion in the spotlight

From prom to the red carpet, African-inspired fashion has been making it's style rounds these past 6 months. We're taking a look back at some notable people rocking some very gorgeous pieces from brands inspired by Africa.

Solange Knowles in Maki Oh

Solange is no stranger to African fashion brands. In April she was spotted wearing a beautiful dress by Nigerian brand Maki Oh at the BET Upfronts event in New York City. 

Demetria Lucas D'Oyley in Kaela Kay

Did you see Demetria at the BET Awards? The award winning personal blogger and author was sporting a very colourful piece from Ghanaian brand Kaela Kay

Kyemah's Prom Dress

The internet went wild over Kyemah's prom dress, which she designed herself. From her luscious fro to the dashiki print to the golden accessories, this prom queen deserved all the attention.

Beyoncé in Stella Jean

Like her sister, Solange, the Queen B is also a fan of African-inspired fashion. This year alone, Beyoncé was spotted on numerous occasions wearing lovely pieces from Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean.

Naturi Naughton's Dress by Kyemah

To go from designing your own prom dress to creating pieces for the red carpet, Naturi is beautifully working a dress by the talented teenager Kyemah.

Rihanna in Stella Jean

Earlier this year, the #BBHMM singer visited the White House wearing a stunning dress designed by none other than Stella Jean

Michelle Obama in Duro Olowo

In June, FLOTUS Michelle landed in Milan rocking a custom skirt by Nigerian fashion designer Duro Olowo. We simply can't get enough of it! (Watch his fashion film)

What do you think of the African-inspired looks of the past 6 months?

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