Runway Roundup - Issue 3

June 27, 2018  

Happy Pride Month! Here’s the third edition of Runway Roundup, a short collection of interesting articles at the intersection of fashion, technology, and Africa. Have a read and let us know your thoughts!

‘Wearing Wakanda’: Folklife Festival salutes the fashion of ‘Black Panther’ - WTOP -  The Smithsonian Folklife Festival features a special tribute to the hit movie "Black Panther."

Akon Plans To Build A Cryptocurrency City In Africa That Will Be A 'real Life Wakanda' - Independent - Like bitcoin, the akoin cryptocurrency would function outside the realm of governments and traditional financial institutions.

Meet The Woman Disrupting The African Fashion Industry With Technology - Forbes - A Nigerian company is making waves with an online platform that would be a one-stop shop for fashion.

Nigeria May Be Out of the World Cup, But Their Jersey Will Still Be Coveted - Vanity Fair -  The team’s sold-out-everywhere streetwear crossover enriched more than the tournament’s style.