Crafting Utopias Through Fashion in Ghana and Senegal


  • Enrica Picarelli Independent researcher



African fashion, Decolonial design, Africanfuturism, Ghana, Senegal


This article introduces two case studies of ethical fashion from Senegal and Ghana: the Africanfuturist brand Selly Raby Kane, based in Dakar, and the Slum Studio collective operating off Kantamanto Market in Accra. Both engage critically with the global politics of clothing, developing place-sensitive and art-inspired responses informed by decolonial approaches to expressive meaning to the multiple threats engendered by the global fashion system.


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How to Cite

Picarelli, E. (2022). Crafting Utopias Through Fashion in Ghana and Senegal. ZoneModa Journal, 12(2), 13–24.