Academic Year 2011-2012

Event Title

Runway Afrique: The Power of African Images in the Fashion Industry

Disciplines

African Studies | Fashion Design

Description

This lecture included a detailed discussion about the lack of African designers and models on fashion runways, which cuts these designers out of the $47 billion fashion industry. The event also included a private screening of Runway Afrique. Created by Egwu and Dean, the 30-minute profile film documents the first New York Africa Fashion Week.

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Runway Afrique: The Power of African Images in the Fashion Industry

This lecture included a detailed discussion about the lack of African designers and models on fashion runways, which cuts these designers out of the $47 billion fashion industry. The event also included a private screening of Runway Afrique. Created by Egwu and Dean, the 30-minute profile film documents the first New York Africa Fashion Week.