Monday, 4 March 2013
Lira Covers New African Woman
The 3 page fashion spread "Lira: The Rising Style Icon" features the South African singer decked out in ensembles from designers Sylvester Falata, 46664, Black Coffee, Stoned Cherrie, Bongiwe Walaza, Palesa Mokubungm, African Mosaique, Gert-Johan Coetzee, David Tlale, Errol Arendz, Maria McCloy and Dipo Kreations.
LIRA says, "I'm honored to have been chosen by New African Woman Magazine to appear as their Spring 2013 cover story. Regina Jere-Malanda approached me at fashion week some time ago and expressed her interest and I'm thankful to her and the entire team for the style spread showcasing me in some of my favorite designers Sylvester Falata, Stoned Cherrie, Bongiwe Walaza, Palesa Mokubungm, Gert-Johan Coetzee, David Tlale, Errol Arendz and Maria McCloy. I'm excited we have internationally distributed publications dedicated to spotlighting and exalting African culture, all 54 countries."
Widely regarded as one of South Africa's top adult contemporary artist, LIRA has racked up an impressive series of achievements since launching her musical career nearly a decade ago, blazing a trail of accomplishments that few artists in the history of the continent can lay claim to gracing the covers of an infinite number of fashion and lifestyle magazine and maintaining the largest Facebook following of any South African musician, with over 385,000 fans.
Her flawless dossier boasts a multitude of accolades and nominations from South African Music Awards, MTV Africa Awards, BET Awards, Channel O Awards and MOBO Awards as well as Glamour Magazine South Africa's "Woman of the Year" - all of which have left an indelible impression on Africa-at-large.