American artiste, Janet Jackson, in her new music video ‘Made For Now’ wears a neck piece designed by Ghana’s accessory brand house, Aphia Sakyi.
The video, which is propped in an African cultured setting has Janet seated as queen who oversees several talents audition before her. The Aphia Sakyi piece she wears is part of the brands Summer Harmattan Collection titled ’50 Shades of Print’ and the necklace in particular is called ‘The Yaa Asantewaa’ necklace.
The clip is a tribute to her late brother, Michel Jackson’s 1992 video for ‘Remember The Time’ which starred Imam and Eddie Murphy as Egyptian royalty with Jackson as a dancer trying to impress the queen.
This is not the first time, Janet is seen paying homage to her African descent, as the award-winning singer danced the Akwaaba dance in her stage performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
The full collection of pieces for ’50 Shades Print’ is set to be released in September and showcased on the runway for the first time at Accra Fashion Week this October. Aphia Sakyi jewelry is popularly worn by Ghanaian celebrities such as, Yvonne Okoro, Sandra Ankobiah, Princess Shyngle etc.