10 Celebrities in African print that we love!
Posted on February 28 2018
African Print has made its mark in the fashion industry, and designers are incorporating beautiful African patterned garments to their designs. This means that there are a number of celebrities that have or are incorporating African fashion into their wardrobe. Here are a list of our 10 celebrities we love that rocked African print.
1. Lupita nyongo
Lupita Nyongo is not afraid of rocking her African Print garment, and is known to rock African Print!
2. Tiwa Savage
The Nigerian Artist is Nigeria's Queen of Music, and is constantly breaking the boundaries regarding African Print fashion. She is fun, innovative and daring, and we are able to see so through her fashion.
Wizkid's "closer" music video has been highly praised as he is able to portray African print in almost everything ( including the backdrop ). The music video is known particularly for this scene below, and has actually started a trend regarding High fashion African editorial campaigns. The use of African pattern as a backdrop contrasted against the model wearing African print is very in.
The infamous album "Lemonade" by Beyonce makes use of African print in a very interesting unconventional way. Most African print garments make use of very modern edgy styles, but Beyonce is wearing a Victorian inspired garment applied in African Print. This just goes to say that African Print can be applied to any style, and still look amazing.
5. Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett is recently known for her role as the Queen of Wakanda in the movie Black Panther. It was almost fitting for her to wear an African Print two piece. She has applied a very beautiful African Print to a suit. Most woman like to stay away from suits, but Angela has taken this two piece to new heights.
6. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has completely revolutionised the look and feel of this African Print top She has beautifully accessorised this look and has made it her own. If anything she hasn't made this shirt look cheesy, but has transformed this piece into a work of art.
Jidenna is known for his modern take on African fashion. He has recreated the status of the Modern African man through his fashion. Jidenna is known for his African inspired wardrobe and aesthetic.
8. Nomzamo Mbatha
Nomzamo Mbatha the South African Goddess is known for her beautiful African Print garments. She has managed to modernise and embrace the PAN African culture through her wardrobe. She constantly applies African Print to her wardrobe - formal or informal.
Solange has created her own African Aesthetic, and is known to mix and match various African Prints in one outfit.
10. Chadwick Boseman ( King T'Challa - Black Panther
Chadwick's entire wardrobe in the movie Black Panther has been praised. He makes use of both traditional and modern African attire. This wardrobe is a celebration and an embodiment of the African Man.