feature: british actress thandie newton celebrates africa’s women and fashion in latest issue of new african woman

August 14, 2015

Take a look at Thandie Newton’s editorial in New African Woman’s latest issue. In the stunning photo spread lensed by Jackie Dixon and shot at Newton’s home, the British actress – of Zimbabwean descent – is photographed sporting an array of natural hair styles and designs from the likes of Maki Oh, Deola Sagoe, and House of Sukeina, Kibonen NY, and Mimi Plange (all African designers!). The issue also features an in-depth interview with the actress, in which she calls for the celebration of the African continent and empowerment of its women. CLICK HERE to read the interview (via iPad).

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor


Fashion Stylist: Rosemary Kokuhilwa
Hair: Patricia Morales
MUA: Kay Montano
Photographer: Jackie Dixon
Clothes: Maki Oh, Deola Sagoe, House of Sukeina, Kibonen NY, Mimi Plange and more