Among its many legacies, colonialism bred a unique fashion culture across the African continent, one that owes its dynamism and innovation to its inner complexities.
Designer Wanda LePhoto has been exploring the cultural syncretism of contemporary sartorial expressions in his native South Africa for a long time. “Black Renaissance” is the latest collection of LePhoto’s eponymous brand, peeling back the layers of his country’s colonial history.
I interviewed LePhoto for GriotMagazine. Read all about it at this link: https://lnkd.in/dyqyy7e