How Ghanaian Stylist Edward Enninful Became The First Male Editor-in-chief of British Vogue
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His appointment represents a timely rupture with tradition. He is a gay black man in a position that has been held for 100 years by a white woman, for the last 25 by the departing editor, Alexandra Shulman.
The look screams free spirit, exotic, hippy and artistic. Nothing says artistic like a hand-made piece. From tops, colourful embroidered dresses to midi-skirts, the trend has been spreading like wildfire.
Big, expressive and colorful prints echo through the fall 2017 fashion collections in an international hybrid of themes that stretches across centuries and continents. Veteran labels such as Dolce & Gabbana, Etro and Erdem embrace the trend, which also encompasses the bright, batik-style of African prints.
Emerging designers also are expanding the reach of traditional and contemporary African prints by using them rather unconventionally. They’re cut into floor-sweeping prom dresses, playful rompers, glittering evening gowns and exquisitely tailored men’s suits.
She may have dropped out of headlining Coachella this month because of her pregnancy, but Beyoncé has not dropped out of public life. Instead, she has swapped a festival stage for an Instagram stage, and so — just in time for what would have been her second concert performance — she released a performance of a different kind: a photo shoot showcasing not her songs but her stomach, framed by a batwing tunic, over-the-knee suede boots and mirrored glasses. Followed shortly thereafter by a white-gowned Easter extravaganza.