feature: editorial shoot ‘africa rising’

January 13, 2016

Check out this gorgeous editorial series, ‘Africa Rising’ from In this series, shines a must needed light on the wealth of talent, innovation of ideas, and quality artisanal craftsmanship of garments, in the fashion world in countries like South Africa, Ethiopia, and Kenya. 

Check out models Ajak Deng and Maria Borges in the series below!

By Erin White, AFROPUNK contributor

Photographer: Ed Singleton
Stylist: Solange Franklin
Editor: Irene Ojo-Felix
Hair: Sirsa Ponciano
Make Up: Laura Stiassni
Nails: Yukie Miyakawa
Set Design: Lizzie Lang
Photography Assistants: Max Bernetz & William Takahashi
Stylist Assistant: Kyle Hayes & Kristina Taylor
Digital Tech: Matthew Thompson
Models: Ajak Deng & Maria Borges @ IMG (New York)
Retouching – Silhouette Studio
Thanks to – Pier 59 Studios New York
Featured designers: Almasika, Bridget Awosika, Brother Vellies, Grey, Kenneth Ize, Loza Maleombho, Meena, Needle & Thræd, Nkwo, Nomad Vintage NYC, Omer Asim, Omondi, Orange Culture, Osei Duro, Post-Imperial, Ré (Bahia), Richard Braqo, Third Crown, Tree Fairfax, Tsemaye Binitie, Sophie Zinga, Washington Roberts