Afrique et Fashion: Designer Spotlight on Adama Paris

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The designer spotlight for this week is on Adama Paris, the label by Senegalese designer Adama Amanda Ndiaye.  Wikipedia offers a nice writeup on Adama so I would recommend to read her story if you would like to get insight on her background. All images courtesy of Adama Paris and Vogue.fr

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The Brand: Adama Paris

The IT factor: Colorful and modern cuts

The Inspiration:Big Cities…to share fashion without borders (source)

The Designer: Adama Amanda Ndiaye, from Senegal

Sissi’s Notes: Amanda was born in Kinshasa! The world is small 😉 She has organized multiple fashion events to get African designers to become mainstream.  Some of her achievements are the Black Fashion Week and the Dakar Fashion Week.

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Sissi’s Picks: From her Spring/Summer 2014 line (cannot shop online)

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Afrique et Fashion: Folake Folarin-Coker and Tiffany Amber

The designer spotlight for this week is on Folake Folarin-Coker, a Nigerian based designer with a singular background (check out her bio HERE).  Some designs I liked below:

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