Considered as one of the oldest inanimate companions of humankind, fashion plays a requisite role in everyone’s life. From the bright fabrics always alive with colour to small easily overlooked fashion items like earrings, fashion goes beyond what meets the eye.
In Africa recently, fashion has been a lucrative sector raking in millions of dollars. A 2014 study revealed that the African economy could make up to $15.5 billion from the industry in the next five years.
Many young Africans have shifted their focus from production and designing to styling. With the application of creativity, fashion and entrepreneurship, these women who call themselves style influencers and fashion bloggers are making mouthwatering sums from fashion and style.
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Taking advantage of the ever-growing African population, these women are able to reach out to multitudes of Africans through their presence on Instagram. They have designed the future they want for themselves; they are not waiting for the future to create itself.
Below are seven such African women bagging heavy deals through fashion on social media.