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Our Readers Showed Out for 'Black Panther' in Style

We asked you all to share your "Black Panther" style using the hashtag #OkayWakandaStyle, and you did not disappoint.

Black people across the diaspora celebrated showed up in their flyest attire to celebrate the monumental release of Black Panther over the weekend.

We asked our audience to send in their Black Panther looks over the weekend, using the hashtag #OkayWakandaStyle, and you all truly delivered—like seriously, y'all did that.

We received several submissions of festively dressed folks—families, friends and couples alike—who displayed pure black pride in their African-Inspired attire.

Check out some of the stellar submissions we received below.


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The New Maki Oh Collection Brought Sensuality and Yoruba Tradition to New York Fashion Week

The Nigerian brand's Fall collection, Ala Kobe, was one of the week's standouts.

Amaka Osakwe's latest Maki Oh Fall 2018 collection Ala Kobe, which translates to "someone that gets you into trouble," brought the flare and sexiness New York Fashion Week needed.

She opened the show with a full-body coat, made of "Adire" fabric—the signature dyed, indigo cloth crafted by Yoruba people in the southwestern part of the country—alluding to the very essence of her brand.

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Daniel Obasi's Afrofuturistic Fashion Film Shows How Wax Print Can Still Be Edgy

"An Alien In Town" follows two humans who stumble upon an alien and show it the Lagos way of living.

Last year, OkayAfrica highlighted Daniel Obasi, Nigerian stylist and art director, as one to watch in the "NextGen" series—which featured an array of young Africans putting into practice what Afrofuturism truly stands for through their work.

His latest project, in collaboration with Vlisco and A White Space Creative Agency, is a strong start of a year of exciting work we're looking forward to see from him.

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