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20 Feb


Duro Olowu’s was propelled and paid a tribute to South African music legend, Miriam Makeba for his AW ’19 Collection. The most famous lady in South Africa who is a singer, lyricist, performer and activists and she has inspired numerous fans from multiple points of view with her particular sense of style and what a route for Duro Olowu’s to begin off with a collection this year.

Miriam Makeba sort of style has been applauded around her African legacy certainly the prints when her nation of origin was faced with Aparthied. Her signature hat or head wrap was rarely not seen on her, you can have a full look at Duro Olowu’s collection

We’ve all known his collection to be full of print and patterns a great direction in infusing his signature style with this one of a kind inspiration. Printed coats with wide leg pants, cape coats with patch pocket’s, Taffeta breezy dress, double-breasted coats with hairy sleeves and contrasting printed dress with billowed sleeves, diverse alternatives of colours and off course different head wraps for accessorizing were all the striking design details in this collection.

You can envision Duro Olowu’s client rocking any of these pieces on the likes of Michelle Obama, Iris Apfel and Solange Knowles. Then again which big-name icon would you say you are going to recognize an outfit from this collection on?

Bosede Ikujuni

Bosede Ikujuni is SCHICK magazine's Senior Fashion Editor. She’s ambitious, energetic and passionate about fashion. She studied fashion design with marketing in Kuala Lumpur, and has worked on numerous fashion projects.

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