An image of Maria McCloy a publicist and designer of African fashion

Maria McCloy showcases her passion for Africa through her collection

Although born in England publicist and African clothing creator Maria McCloy (@mariapodesta on Twitter) has been blessed to be born within a mixture of cultures.

Growing up and travelling in different parts of Africa coupled with market visits with her mother has played a role in the kind of jewellery and bags Maria designs.

Her love for African culture and tradition is reflected in her collection which incorporates different colours and unique designs. As we celebrate Africa watch the video to see how Maria celebrates Africa in her own way:

See the story of another proudly African the President-elect General Mohammadu Buhari on Duara The Inside Story on Friday 29 May at 11:00 on EbonyLife TV.