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Clothes Minded is a podcast about decoding the language of fashion through the African lens. Host, Khensani Mohlatlole, a South African writer, sustainable fashion advocate and designer, explores the layers of history, culture, identity and politics woven into our wardrobes with insights from African designers, artisans, academics and industry insiders.

Clothes Minded The Hyve AV

    • Arts

Clothes Minded is a podcast about decoding the language of fashion through the African lens. Host, Khensani Mohlatlole, a South African writer, sustainable fashion advocate and designer, explores the layers of history, culture, identity and politics woven into our wardrobes with insights from African designers, artisans, academics and industry insiders.

    Africa has no Fashion.

    Africa has no Fashion.

    Welcome to Clothes Minded, a show about African history, identity and meaning told through the language of fashion. As the Ghanaian artist, El Anatsui put it: “Cloth is to Africans what monuments are to Westerners.” Join Khensani Mohlatlole as she begins a quest to uncover the cathedrals for those with eyes to see woven into the literal fabric of our lives.

    Follow Khensani on Instagram @okbaddiek (https://www.instagram.com/okbaddiek) or subscribe to her newsletter, Hanger Management (https://khensani.substack.com), for weekly updates and insights.

    If you'd like to support the show, make a donation of any amount at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/khensani

    Writer & Copy Editor: Khensani Mohlatlole
    Producer: Bongani Maseko for The Hyve AV.

    • 16 min

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