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Published: 14 August 2022

By Andy Ross

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Colombia's Afrocentric fashion boom

Colombia is experiencing a rise in Afrocentric style.

The South American Republic of Colombia recently appointed its first Black Vic President and the second woman to hold the office: Francia Marquez. Ms Marquez has been sporting fashions that have highlighted not only her own background but also those of the designer: Mr Esteban Sinisterra Paz, a young university student who has no formal design training and yet has a flair and style all of his own. This article in the New York Times tells a fascinating and inspiring story...