On the eve of the much-awaited premiere of Coming 2 America, Unathi had a chat with MaXhosa Africa founder and CEO Laduma Ngxokolo about dressing the cast of the film, the anthropological impact of the Brand, and his vision moving forward.
Watch his interview with Unathi:
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The South African knitwear brand was contacted by Academy award-winning costume designer Ruth E Carter to bring to life the looks she designed for the Eddie Murphy hit movie.
The royal family of Zamunda, (the fictitious African country Coming 2 America is set in), is dressed entirely by MaXhosa Africa.
Intricate African prints and textiles are used to create the uniquely over-the-top fashion for an equally bold and edgy movie that is also insanely funny.
Here are some of the looks from the movie.
Listen to the interview with Unathi and Laduma Ngxokolo here: