by Alice Otchere Johnson, at 03:00 pm, August 09, 2018, Fashion Finds

These Western clothes are definitely inspired by indigenous African fashion

Right picture: Modelling in a Louis Vuitton blanket inspired by the traditional Basotho Blankets

It is no secret that most western inventions have their roots from indigenous African innovations and methods. Fashion is no exception as there are so many trends and designs of clothing that are inspired by the beautiful continent of Africa.

Sadly, in a world where all things good from the continent are not acknowledged as originating from it, the issue of cultural appropriation always seems to crop up, especially when the credit due is not given.

Below, we collated a number of Western style clothing inspired by African fashion. Scroll through to take a look:

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