Afrika on My Sleeve is a multi-platform online social enterprise that combines digital storytelling and content with third culture narratives, self-care as a form of resistance and empowerment.
Africa On My Sleeve 2013 was held at KFM in Auckland, New Zealand. In it's first year the event celebrated the African creative class and provided an opportunity for partnering organisations to connect with fashion lovers from a diverse background. Additionally, Africa on My Sleeve featured New Zealand born designer Lucy-Mae Goffe-Robertson and Thai born Lucie Sutichinta who are both inspired by African culture. Inclusion of all reflected the integration of the African culture in New Zealand as well as represented the colourful diversified makeup of the New Zealand society.
The six designers showcased in 2013 are:
Photo credit: Nina Gasterich