Monday, 1 October 2018

Afrodite SS19 Collection at Fashion International during London Fashion Week

Titled 'Black Sparta'  African fashion brand Afrodite's designer Lyly Ngoy was inspired by the women warriors of Dahomey, an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Western African kingdom ( present-day Republic of Benin ).

The Dahomey Amazons were all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey. They outdrilled, outshot and outfought men and became frontline troops, battling tenaciously and with great valour till the kingdom's defeat by France in 1892.

The collection is a merge of African tradition, history, and European modernism. featuring bold, rich vivid African prints framed in beautiful silhouettes in a contemporary way.

Lyly Ngoy showcased her collection with Fashion International in the Ballroom of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross.

Lyly Ngoy is an emerging Congolese British designer who has an MA in Diplomacy and International Relations and is the motivation behind luxury contemporary African clothing brand

“Afrodite”. Afrodite specialises in unique, fashionable clothes and accessories, exclusively hand
made using the finest fabrics and materials. The effortless sophistication and elegance found in the pieces flatters the body shape and makes each wearer stand out from the crowd.

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