The African fashion industry has enjoyed unprecedented growth over the last few years. In 2011, Nigeria’s fashion capital – Lagos hosted an unprecedented number of fashion weeks and number of designers and retail outlets seems to be multiplying daily.
The global fashion players are taking note and opportunities for collaboration and editorial coverage is being explored.
Just last week, Vogue Italia Editor-In-Chief Franca Sozzani was hosted by fashion insiders in Ghana. She met legendary Ghanaian designer Kofi Ansah and memebers of The WEB (an Association of Young Designers). See a video of Franca in Ghana from FashionsistaGH below.
More after the jump.