Bloomingdales Taps African Fashion Brands For Its Lion King-Themed Pop-Up Shop



The world is one day away from seeing Disney’s CGI remake of The Lion King starring Beyoncé as Nala, Donald Glover as Simba, and a host of other talented performers. We\'ve seen Beyoncé at both the London and the LA premiere, we\'ve listened to the new songs, and now Bloomingdale\'s is celebrating the remake with its latest carousel collection. For the first time ever, the department store’s pop-up shop is partnering with a movie to offer shoppers merchandise through September 12.Guest curator Florence Kasumba, the German-Ugandan actress who plays Shenzi the hyena, tapped into her knowledge of the film and her love of African fashion to identify select items that capture the spirit of the savanna. \"Being the guest curator for the Style Kingdom in The Carousel at Bloomingdale’s is an absolute thrill because I’ve been able to combine my love of fashion and film whilst connecting back to my African heritage,” Kasumba said in a press release. “I love how The Lion King can be int

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