Conferences and study days Friday, 18 November 2022 – Saturday, 19 November 2022
Spanning iconic mid-20th century to contemporary creatives through photographs, textiles, music and the visual arts, Africa Fashion will explore the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself.
GRoW @ Annenberg, a philanthropic initiative founded by Annenberg Foundation Vice President and Director Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, supports a broad range of innovative projects and organizations that address social and cultural issues, meet urgent community needs, and offer inspiration and collaboration—all with the goal of improving the quality of life in communities around the world.
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About the Africa Fashion exhibition
Find out more about the Africa Fashion exhibition
Cloth of a continent: Africa Fashion
Discover more about African cloth types through our collections
Family, photography, memories: Africa Fashion
Find out about the personal stories and unique fashion histories from individuals across the continent
What If? Stephen Tayo
Discover more about Stephen Tayo's photography series What If?
A life through clothes: Professor Lalage Bown, OBE
Take a look inside the wardrobe of Professor Lalage Bown, OBE
Studio, street and style: the photography of James Barnor
Meet the pioneering portrait photographer James Barnor
V&A trail: Africa fashion
Follow this trail to discover African fashion and textiles across our collections
Àdìrẹ – 'tied and dyed' indigo textiles
Discover a hugely popular African textile tradition
Design and make a talking textile
Learn about some of Africa's 'talking textiles' and have a go at making your own!
Blog | Africa Fashion
Discover more stories behind the exhibition