Nigerians react to the #DiorCruise 2020 “African Wax” Collection — BellaNaija Style

BellaNaija , 05.02.2019

The show opened with a quote by Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun:

Culture teaches us to live together, teaches us that we’re not alone in the world, that other people have different traditions and ways of living that are just as valid as our own.

Amongst the pieces showcased, it included a re-imagination of Dior’s Classic Bar by British-Jamaican designer Grace Wales Bonner and African-American artist Mickalene Thomas, a chemise in honor of the late Nelson Mandela by South African shirt-maker Pathé’O. Maria Grazia Churi also worked with Grosfilley and Uniwax to weave the codes of Dior into toiles de jouy as well Moroccan craftswoman Sumano on the show’s scenography and created a surreal scenery with traditional local pottery and textiles.