Mustafa Hassanali’s presentation at the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week shows us why he is one of Tanzania’s most celebrated fashion designers.
Official collection description
Mustafa Hassanali is the sole Fashion Designer from Tanzania participating in this Fashion Week, which continues to acquire popularity in Africa and the world at large, by unveiling his new collection aptly named “Afrikalos”.
“The name of my collection Afrikalos is derived from two words, “Afri” shortened version of Africa and “kalos” is Greek word which means beauty. Afrikalos has been inspired by the sight, sounds, rhythm, vibrancy and vivaciousness which truly defined the beauty of our motherland, Africa. The inspiration or chaotic Colour coordination and amalgamation of various textures of fabric and prints, which defines exotic meets eclectic version of innovation that is truly in motion.” Said Mustafa Hassanali.
Having shown in 12 Different African countries, and visited over 15, Mustafa Hassanali shall pay a timeless tribute to the nations that have hosted and nurtured his passion for fashion in Africa.
Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna