African-Inspired Designs Rock NY Fashion Week and Arise Magazine

By: Going Like Sixty - Feb 21, 2009
References: fashionmodeldirectory & fashionisimablog.blogspot
Alek Wek is the face of African fashion. This Day/Arise African Fashion Collective hit the catwalk on the opening night of New York Fashion Week. Grace Jones walked the ramp to officially introduce four designers.

Stoned Cherrie presented an Autumn/Winter collection with Xuly Bet, Malian, MOMO, and Tiffany Amber, designers from Nigeria. Arise Magazine celebrates the achievements of Africans in music, fashion and art. Alek Wek, who is from the Sudan, has graced the cover of Arise alongside other iconic models.