The fashion movement inspiring a new vision of Africa’s future
Translated for The Civil Society Review by William Holmes, from Andrea de Georgio’s original Italian article in Internazionale. Editor’s note: This Italian article spotlights an emerging entrepreneurial reality in West African, particularly Burkinabé, society. Young fashion designers are negotiating a new, decolonised identity through garments, and rewriting the rules of the industry. We were particularly […]
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