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Selam Fessahaye – Fashion Through African Eyes from Sweden

Maybe you aren’t familiar with Swedish fashion designers and stylists, but when Beyonce wears one of your dresses in her ground-breaking Black is King visual album, everyone notices. For example, this story from FORM: The Magazine for Nordic Architecture and Design

Beyoncé wears a dress by Swedish designer Selam Fessahaye

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Last week, Beyoncé released the visual album Black is king and in the film she wears a dress designed by Selam Fessahaye, who is also featured in the latest issue of Form.

Selam Fessahaye has previously received the award Guldknappen and is a stylist for the artist Seinabo Sey. Her creations can currently be seen at Sven-Harry’s Art Museum in the exhibition Art in Fashion (until 27 September 2020)

Photos from Selam Fessahaye’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zelamfezzahaye/

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You don’t need to spend a fortune to get your hands on her original designs thanks to a collaboration with online retailer Ellos. Read an in-depth article including artisanal videos Selam Fessahaye created for her fashion line on Vogue.

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