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New African Fashion Paperback – October 21, 2011


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel Publishing (October 21, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791345796
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791345796
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #859,676 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A refreshing and commendable stab at an extremely broad and underrepresented market." --Worn Fashion Journal

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From Africa-inspired to African-made, this guide is the first to celebrate a new wave of fashion designers who are emerging on the global stage.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By C. E. Mayo on March 22, 2013
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This book was very informative and the color photos are of exceptional quality. The book turned out to be more than just a collection of photos of African Fashion as I initially expected: it includes a brief overview of African fashion of the past and now in the 21st century; it chronicles past, current and up-and-coming designers (who knew YSL's name would appear on this list); the book gives insight into the African-French fashion connection; it provides images of models of African decent who have made and are making names for themselves on the catwalks of the world and in print ads and of course the photos provide us a wonderful catalogue of African textiles.
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