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Learn More About The African Designer Behind Coming 2 America

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Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and the whole cast of Coming 2 America donned so many beautiful costumes created by African Fashion designers

and we are amazed by the magnitude talent they’ve shown. 

A sequel to the 1988 cult classic movie Coming To America, has been in the works  for a very long time.

(Photo: Instagram)
The movie directors and production houses played with our hearts for over thirty years however, we can’t even be upset because 2021 saw them deliver on their promise.

Despite the pandemic, Coming 2 America surpassed the Covid movie curse and in fact is not only airing on big screens here in NigeriaComing 2 America Jermaine Fowler and Teyana Taylor
It’s been made possible for those in countries with heavy covid cases to watch on the small screens as well via Amazon Prime. (including Europe, New York, and L.A.)

The Costume In Coming 2 America

The costumer of the show was tasked with bringing the rich African inspired ZAMUNDAN culture to life

without leaving out a contemporary twist and that’s exactly what was done.

The looks featured in the movie were designed by Queen of Costume- Ruth Cárter and her creative team and executed by

World acclaimed Fashion god-

Laduma Ngoxokolo

Who is Laduma Ngoxokolo?

Laduma is a South African designer and creative director of label MAXHOSA.

The label specializes in vibrantly hued and patterned street  wear pieces with a South African heritage filled twist.

Laduma ngoxokolo

Laduma has a host of colourful clientele  whom he’s worked with in the past

such as Mr. Eazi, Yanga and many more

For those who thought his creativity stopped at clothing,

we discovered that Laduma is also highly skilled with fine art!

Earlier this year, the Creative Director of Maxohsa was finally able to share the exciting news about his impact within the movie.

In a post dedicated to his fans, he says “the rest was history, and history was made”.

“My team and I enjoyed every minute of working on this project, we were especially delighted to see our pieces on our very own @nomzamo_m [South African actress Nomzamo Mbatha]

several acts we grew up dreaming of meeting. Thank you, Ruth,” Laduma Ngxokolo said.

 

A massive well done to all teams involved.


Watch Coming 2 America Here


By: Joan K. Vincent-Otiono 

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