Sabrina Eiya Makein’s New Book Calls for Fashion Industry Recognition in Asia, Africa

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‘The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia’ details haute couture fashion, models of Asia, Africa

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I believe that African and Asian models, designers, photographers and makeup artists don’t possess their desired or deserved spotlight within the fashion realm,” Makein says.

The term “haute couture” not only denotes that a piece of clothing is handmade, but that it is considered high fashion. The term itself originated in France, a country considered to be the fashion capital of the world by many, but author and model Sabrina Eiya Makein wants to show that France is not the only site of high fashion. In her new book, “The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia” (published by AuthorHouse), Makein calls for appreciation of the Asian and African fashion industries.

Makein’s new book details the many elements of the fashion world in Africa and Asia. She leaves no stone unturned as she describes the various jewelry, clothing and color schemes present in both regions’ fashion realms, with accompanying photos for reference. She then describes the numerous models in each region who have helped fashion reach its current stage, and pays tribute to models of today whom she believes deserve more recognition.

“I believe that African and Asian models, designers, photographers and makeup artists don’t possess their desired or deserved spotlight within the fashion realm,” Makein says. “I’ve written ‘The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia’ in order to assist these talents in becoming more acknowledged and appreciated.”

An excerpt from “The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia”:

“Who knew that Fashion designing and a Masters in Finance and Management could ever co-exist in an industry where a glamorous connection is (practically) second to an exquisite appearance? Well: Nigerian designer, Deola Sagoe, has proven to those within the industry of Haute Couture that brains, as well as style, can definitely transform the Fashion world into an extraordinary place filled with intellect and divine appearances.”

“The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia”
By Sabrina Eiya Makein
Softcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 160 pages | ISBN 9781491831229
E-Book | 160 pages | ISBN 9781491837962
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Sabrina Eiya Makein, 24, is the founder of the Eiya Foundation, which helps south Sudan and Egypt attain sustainable living. Makein is the daughter of a diplomat and has learned numerous languages throughout her life during her world travels. When she isn’t writing she loves to model and act and pursue entrepreneurial ventures. “The Underestimated Arts of AfriAsia” is her first published book and has a sequel on the way.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, LLC self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. For more information or to publish a book, visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.
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