Kimono from Wafrica, a collaboration between designer Serge Mouangue and Kururi. Photos by Yuji Zendou

I love this concept of mixing African design with traditional Japanese outfit. Nicely thought.

https://flic.kr/p/yBxS | denim x japanese #1 | denim x japanese - Reproduction of 12 layer kimono worn at court. by Rina Karibe  reproduction of '12hitoe' -- Japanese traditional wear for ladies -- by denim may be too heavy to put on ;)

Art by Rina Karibe / Jūnihitoe is only for women to wear. This is the Japanese tradition clothing that come at century. This is the most expensive Japanese tradition cloth.

Wafrica

Wafrica

Cameroonian-born, Tokyo-based designer Serge Mouangue is the beautiful mind behind these lovely kimonos.

WAFRICA by Serge Mouangue (another salute to “cultural blending”) Cameroonian-born, Tokyo-based designer Serge Mouangue is the beautiful mind behind these lovely kimonos.

Anita Quansah London SS14 Lookbook

Anita Quansah London SS14 Lookbook

2015-16 A/W by 斉藤上太郎/Jotaro Saito

2015-16 A/W by 斉藤上太郎/Jotaro Saito

Li Edelkoort African Geishas, Image Source trendtablet

I have come across several powerful images that specifically reference that most iconic of Eastern characters, namely the Geisha.

The Versatility of Ankara fabrics

The Versatility of Ankara

*African Fashion * African Beauty * African Style * African Grace*: Japanese Kimono with an African Twist - By Serge Mouangue / Cameroon

Anita Quansah London SS 14 Look Book Bespoke Jewellery Curator www.anitaquansahlondon.com

Jewelry That Will Blow Your Mind – See The Beautiful Collection By Anita Quansah

Kimono fait de Wax www.atelierbijouxceramique.fr

Cross-Cultural Couture - Wafrica& unique cross-cultural clothing line is comprised of traditional Japanese kimonos made from African fabrics. Wafrica is the brainchil.

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