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L'Uomo Vogue's May issue delves into a topic rarely explored by fashion magazines: World politics. In fact, the whole issue is dedicated to the "rebranding of Africa", and features the unlikely cover star of 67-year-old Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the UN. According to a press release, the issue will "present a new portrait of an Africa that is positive, creative and confident of its own strengths," in an effort to shed the continent's image of war and famine, which is consistently presented by the media. It's true that those strifes are still a part of Africa's overall identity, but, as L'Uomo Vogue reaffirms, there's much, much more to the continent, such as growing textile and oil industries, fledgling modern cities and a fast advancing education system.
Earlier this year, our reporter, Zandile Blay, traveled through West Africa to meet some of the talented young designers who are changing Africa's ret
Want a must-have item? If you are living in Africa, that means traveling. I’m not talking across town to a local mall--but across continents to cities like New York, London, or Paris. For decades, this has been the primary method of acquisitions for fashion-forward Africans who craved Western luxury or contemporary goods. Until recently. From Algeria to Zimbabwe, a new generation of young designers are quietly changing this reality.