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The Okayafrica x Daniel Ting Chong Collection Lookbook

Okayafrica's collaboration with Daniel Ting Chong draws inspiration from African national flags to create a singular African identity.

Today, we’re excited to launch our collaboration with renowned South African artist and designer Daniel Ting Chong. A series of multicoloured graphics on t-shirts, a crew neck sweater, a headscarf and a tote bag, the collection draws its inspiration from various African national flags to create a singular African identity.


“National flags are often used as a beacon of hope, and a symbol of what a country stands for. A flag as a visual representation of its people–and to distinguish it from other nations. By having the same flag, Africa can have a common symbol to bring us closer together–at home or abroad,” says Daniel.

The collection is available exclusively at Okayafrica's pop-up space at 70 Juta Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg between the 29th of September and the 8th of October.

Our lookbook was shot by South African filmmaker and photographer Lenzo.

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