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Colour Me Beautiful @ ARISE: Stoned Cherrie

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Nkhensani Nkosi of Stoned Cherrie dedicated this collection to Mama Africa. “An Ode to Miriam” is built on the values of pride, authenticity and creativity by the powerful cultural ambassador and fashion icon.

Printed blouson-sleeved shirt and leather skirt (Lakshmi, India)

Printed blouson-sleeved shirt and leather skirt (Lakshmi, India)

Wool keyhole dress (Kate, Ghana)

Wool keyhole dress (Kate, Ghana)

Double collared jacquard jacket and pleated pencil skirt

Double collar jacquard jacket and pleated pencil skirt (Venantia, Namibia)

Twisted collar tulip dress

Twisted collar tulip dress (Millen, Tanzania)

Twisted collar dress & jacquard cape

Twisted collar dress & jacquard cape (Ojy, Nigeria)

Blouson-sleeved silk shirt and ruffled skirt

Blouson-sleeved silk shirt and ruffled skirt (Behati, Namibia)

Chiffon bowed shirt and high waisted patchwork skirt (Heidi, South Africa)

Chiffon bowed shirt and high waisted patchwork skirt (Heidi, South Africa)

Jacquard swing coat (Lee, China)

Jacquard swing coat (Lee, China)

Ruffled silk-satin shirt and pleated wool pencil skirt

Ruffled silk-satin shirt and pleated wool pencil skirt (Gate, Ethiopia)

Orange Chiffon Dress (Alek Wek, Sudan)

Orange Chiffon Dress (Alek Wek, Sudan)

7 Comments

  1. jo

    February 17, 2009 at 5:15 am

    lovely! ,,,mehn Ojy neva retired? lol

  2. GeekGirl

    February 17, 2009 at 5:27 am

    me like the dress worn by Kate & Millen

  3. Mamasita Diva

    February 17, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    OOOHHH SOOO LUVS IT!!!! Loving the patchwork skirt.. is it leather? also loving the Orange Dress worn by Alex Wek … I am really feeling Stoned Cherrie, can you tell…lol

    Also loved how the collection is dedicated to Mama Africa, An Ode to Miriam ab fab!. I sure would be proud wearing one of these creations and would feel really authentic as i am a creative person..lol

    Luvs It!

  4. michelle

    February 17, 2009 at 2:44 pm

    can someone pls tell me how multicoloured tights, patched leather skirt and what i can only asume to be silk blouses be the reason to theme a show “mama africa”… where is the according to the piece describing the collection “values of pride, authenticity and creativity”, just a few patches of ankara here and there…pleeeease co’mon..

  5. Ummilolo

    February 18, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    While I think the collection is beautiful with lovely detailing, I agree with Mamasita Diva on the too-little reference to African wear.

  6. Ummilolo

    February 18, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    Oops i mean MICHELLE not Mamasita D

  7. marian o

    February 18, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    LUV the patchwork skirt and the blouse…would so wear them (even like the colour clash). Aleks dress is great too. Much better than MOMOs collection.

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