A typical African loves to dress well. The African clothing varies from brightly colored textiles, to abstractly embroidered robes, to colorful beaded bracelets and necklaces. Since Africa is such a large and diverse continent, traditional clothing differs from country to country. For instance, most West African countries have distinct regional dress styles that are the products of long-standing textile crafts in weaving, dyeing, and printing.
While the order generation know a lot about this and appreciate the African Clothing, most younger generation may not have a clue. This is why these African Fashion Influencers on Instagram exist. This post will showcase some top African Fashion Influencers you can follow on Instagram. While this is not an exhaustive list, it will give help you to familiarize yourself with what African Clothing looks like.
1. Aisha Baker – @bakedonline
Aisha Baker is the founder of the popular blog, BakedOnline. She writes about style, beauty, lifestyle, and family, covering a wide range of topics.
2. Melody Molale – @ilovemelmo
Melody is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg with a degree in corporate communication, She is a lover of everything fashion
3. Afua Rida – @afuarida
Afua Rida is a fashion stylist, blogger consultant and is passionate about global fashion and Africa’s influence on the fashion world. She makes me love African culture more and more!
4. Moss Onyi – @mossonyi
Moss Onyi is a fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger. Her unique taste in fashion will leave you dreaming of a place where you can get lost in a world that only dreams are made of. She is definitely one of the African Fashion Influencers On Instagram to follow
5. Hadiza Lawal – @wodenblends
Hadiza Lawal blogs at, a fashion and food blog that offers reviews, recipes and affordable style tips to its audience. Her page can turn you into a fashionista and a foodie!
6. Sharon Mundia – @this_is_ess
Sharon is the go-to gal when it comes to fashion matters. She has exciting ways to wear one piece of clothing.
7. Nancie Mwai – @nanciemwai
Nancie has a degree in Marketing. Not only does she have tips for style and fashion lovers, she also has tips for bloggers, regardless of what they write about.
8. Lamic Kirabo – @lamickirabo
Lamic owns Third Local which is the essential blog for African Clothing Styles. She is one of the top African Fashion Influencers on Instagram. Mixing African and western styles to make her statements, she certainly makes excellent fashion choices!
9. Kiran Yoliswa and Alae Ismail – @styledbyafrica
The Zimbabwean duo, Yoliswa and Eritrean Ismail, launched Styled by Africa. It is an online store and a lifestyle blog. The blog features amazing pictures of different fashion outfits being modeled. The duo also offers suggestions to their clients/visitors how best to combine fashion pieces.
10. Assa Cisse – @mycurvesandcurls
Originally from Mali, Assa Cisse currently lives in Canada. Her blog, Ciaafrique, features fashion reviews, interviews, look books, spotlights, and celebrities’ style. She also runs My Curves & Curls where she shares her personal style, hair, beauty, thrift finds, shopping deals, and style tips.
Which other African Fashion Influencer do you follow?
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