World 98

In World 98, the world looks on in envy as Africa comes together in celebration. The gathering pays tribute to their ancestors for thousands of years of peace and prosperity. Leaders from each region are marked by their land’s vast and diverse resources. Brightly coloured robes weaved with threads of pure gold. The bark of mahogany and abachi trees and grasses weaved into intricate ornate garments. Thousands of gems from diamonds to rubies decorate hundreds of garments. Yet, it is the garments made from the fur of animals that is most precious. It connects them to their ancestors and to the heart of the land.

What if …

Africa was never colonised

Issue targeted:

extractive neo-colonialism



This World was contributed by a Fashion Fictions contributor (located in the UK) using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

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