Africa Rising! Ajak Deng & Maria Borges in Orange Culture, Meena and more for Models.com’s Fashion Editorial

It gives me great pleasure when African creatives come together to get explosive results a la this editorial.

If you follow my Instagram, you’ll know I reposted one of the photos from this editorial to my feed cos it was so damn good!! And then I thought, why not put it up on the blog? Model directory website – Models.com worked with photographer – Ed Singleton and gorgeous models, Ajak Deng & Maria Borges styled into pieces from African designers by Solange Franklin. Featuring amazing designers like Bridget Awosika, Brother Vellies, Orange Culture, Meena, Sophie Zinga, Almasika, Grey, Kenneth Ize, Loza Maleombho, Needle & Thræd, Nkwo, Nomad Vintage NYC, Omer Asim, Omondi, Osei Duro, Post-Imperial, Ré (Bahia), Richard Braqo, Third Crown, Tree Fairfax, Tsemaye Binitie and Washington Roberts.

See the editorial below:

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Photo Credit: Bellanaija.com

Editorial Credits:
Photography: Ed Singleton for Models.com
Stylist: Solange Franklin
Editor: Irene Ojo-Felix
Hair: Sirsa Ponciano
Makeup: 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

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