100% ??????? Meet Anifa Mvuemba: The Face Behind Fashion’s Groundbreaking Virtual Fashion Show Showcasing The Future Of The Runway Using 3D Models ???? Recently, the Hanifa Collection @hanifaofficial – a clothing brans for women without limits, a brainchild of Congolese designer, Anifa Mvuemba, @anifam gave a glimpse at the future of catwalks featuring virtual models strutting their stuff on the catwalk wowing spectators with its latest collection – The Pink Label Congo collection.
The digital models which were headless and without bodies showed off designer outfits on the runway in a brilliant display featuring bright bold colors, pants, dresses and jumpsuits.
Mvuemba’s previous designs have been worn by celebrities including rapper Cardi B. In a chat with Teen Vogue, the designer said she already had plans to go digital with her collection before various Covid-19 restrictions were put in place around the world. “The news came out about how serious things were and I started to feel a bit anxious about everything going on. I started feeling like maybe it would be insensitive to create and share a new collection online while people were facing very difficult realities.” She said in the interview with the fashion magazine that she had been working for seven months to create the computer-generated models. “Designing content using 3D models and now an entire collection has been a complete game changer for me. “It actually requires an even greater amount of attention-to-detail for the clothes to fit and look just right.” The show is aimed at highlighting the beauty of Congo while shining a light on issues causes by illegal mining of coltan including child labor, overworked and under paid workers and so much more.