If anyone is wondering what 2008 holds for the fashion industry,...more
then one should flash back into 2007. To some it was a year of beautiful and outrageous fashion. Allure, class, elegance, style and craziness? were? buzzwords? that? describe? the? happenings? in? the fashion? industry? in? 2007? when? we? found? inspiration? in? the? old
school styles. Local fabrics especially Ankara actually went international as they were deployed for some western styles of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Fashion,? especially? indigenous? fabrics? has? undergone? radical? changes. Many unorthodox styles are being churned out on a daily basis. After years of conservative? styles,? materials? and? designs,? there? is? a? great? thirst? for? some elegance and sophisticated wears that are beautifully matched with different patterns, frills and fabrics.
Bisola Isiaka of Labussy Creation said local fabrics like woodin, ankara, adire, Ghana wax, mixed Guinea brocade, voile and French lace are the fabrics to watch out for in 2008.