Dakar Fashion Week Part 2: African Designers (Co-authored with Jenni Keating)

This past weekend, we attended the final runway show of the 11th annual Dakar Fashion Week. Highlighting Africa’s up and coming designers is what this event does best. We LOVED seeing the creativity and designs from so many different countries. Today we’re featuring some of our favorite designers. If you missed it – be sure to read our earlier feature on Senegalese designers.

Designer: Elie Kuame  (Ivory Coast)

Designer: Elie Kuame
(Ivory Coast)

Designer: Elie Kuame  (Ivory Coast)

Designer: Elie Kuame
(Ivory Coast)

This is the designer himself, Elie Kuame.

This is the designer himself, Elie Kuame.

Designer: Habbib Sanagare (Ivory Coast)

Designer: Habbib Sanagare
(Ivory Coast)

Designer: Habbib Sanagare (Ivory Coast)

Designer: Habbib Sanagare
(Ivory Coast)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi (Cameroun, France)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi
(Cameroun, France)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi (Cameroun, France)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi
(Cameroun, France)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi (Cameroun, France)

Designer: Virgine Ayissi
(Cameroun, France)

Designer: Weni (Benin)

Designer: Weni
(Benin)

Designer: Meryem Boussikouk (Morocco)

Designer: Meryem Boussikouk
(Morocco)

Designer: Meryem Boussikouk (Morocco)

Designer: Meryem Boussikouk
(Morocco)

Designer: Bibas (Guinee Bissau)

Designer: Bibas
(Guinee Bissau)

Designer: Bibas (Guinee Bissau)

Designer: Bibas
(Guinee Bissau)

Designer: Bibas (Guinee Bissau)

Designer: Bibas
(Guinee Bissau)

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