Textured hair ruled the runway of Style Africa’s Gala and Runway Show hosted at the California Market Center in Los Angeles. The June 20th event was a curly girl’s playground, featuring everything from side-part afros and wavy lobs to coily top knots and beachy waves.
The event celebrated the designs of nine African fashion designers, including “Project Runway’s” season 5 winner, Korto Momolu, Oyato Designs, Fulani Fashions and IMV Couture, as well as honored Africans who have made their creative mark in film/stage, television, music and fashion. And, of course,
Click through for backstage close-ups and runway looks from the evening.