Sunday, July 17, 2011

Culture: AfroGlam

AfroGlam  model backstage at runway show during Ankara Fest

AfroGlam is a Toronto based label that uses African fabrics and inspiration to create contemporary clothing.  Designer Gillis, started her company in 2008 and continues to draw inspiration from her African roots.  Her passion to create using traditional fabrics and prints from Africa allows her to express the beauty of the continent through design.  Her ability to merge the traditional with the modern looks of western culture are what make her brand so appealing.  She recently showed her collection during the Ankara Fest in Toronto and was also part of the AfroChic events also in Toronto.

To find out more about her work and where you can buy her items check out her facebook page.

Model poses backstage at AfroGlam show during Ankara Fest, Toronto

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