This season’s journey through the fantastic world of wax ends in this glamour-focused photo series, set in the notable Bushman Café of Abidjan.
Under his fashion label Pelebe, Koné built four looks that pay homage to the extravagant beauty of wax fabrics, Ivory Coast Style.
With this colour-rich boutique as her backdrop, the Ivorian fashion blogger and influencer Fantastyck models Pelebe’s designs.
Now featuring Mother-of-Pearl emblishments, for the very first time. The metallics are motion-activated, and gorgeous in the light.
Wax Hollandais is moved by the power and brilliance of Vlisco fabric traders. Vlisco honours the Ivorians whose respected position and entrepreneurial wisdom is often passed down from mother to daughter. These traders are not only the purveyors of Wax Hollandais, they are the indispensable backbone of African commerce.
Vlisco, designing Wax Hollandais fabrics for Africa since 1846
Vlisco has been designing and manufacturing distinctive fabrics loved by African women since 1846. The specially crafted fabrics – Wax Hollandais, Super-Wax and Java – continue to be made with time-honoured methods and materials in Helmond, the Netherlands. Vlisco has created more than 350,000 original textile designs, many of which have become cultural treasures, bestowed with special names and meanings by Vlisco’s consumers. Vlisco’s highly expressive and creative customers transform the fabrics into fashionable looks, which are one of a kind.