London based label, Samantha Cole presented at the Arise Africa Fashion week. Samantha Cole, a Nigerian-born designer featured lots of dramatic black and monochrome pieces accentuated with voluminous sleeves, intense ruching, hems lines, bubble hem details and ruffles in her collection.
The inspiration for this collection was the Edwardian period in England. In accordance with the influence of this era, she features various blouses in her collection and pieces with laces insertions and high strong pleated collars. She is able to articulate these features in her designs, while still keeping them modern and fresh!
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