Inside the Africa Fashion exhibition

Produced as part of Africa Fashion

Take a look inside our Africa Fashion exhibition which celebrates the vitality and innovation of a selection of fashion creatives from over 20 countries, exploring the work of the vanguard in the twentieth century and the creatives at the heart of this eclectic and cosmopolitan scene today.

★★★★★ Elegant and exuberant

The Telegraph
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition showing large exhibition title and triangular-shaped case with pink ensemble
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing red coloured display case and four clothed mannequins
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★★★★★ A glorious celebration

Time Out
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing yellow coloured display case with a mannequin and cloth
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing image of Nelson Mandela on cloth and other fabrics
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★★★★ A celebration of the continent's fashion

The Times
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing three bright photographs of people on a blue wall
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing walls displaying photographs of people
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★★★★★ A hymn to African fashion, finally.

Culture Whisper
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing jewellery left and right and handbags in the middle
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing a row of clothed mannequins
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★★★★★ an exhibition that has clearly been created with dedication

The Upcoming
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing jewellery left and right and a shell-beaded headdress in the centre
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing a row of clothed mannequins
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★★★★ Wraps visitors in the world of the African scene

Evening Standard
interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing a row of clothed mannequins from waist-up
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing a row of clothed mannequins
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interior shot of Africa Fashion exhibition - showing two mannequins dressed in outfits of orange, blue and red
Designed by Kofi Ansah, ensembles for the wedding of Ashley Shaw-Scott Adjaye and David Adjaye. Ghana, 2014. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
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