In footage: Sci-fi shoulders wow African fashionistas

0
10

Picture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Fashionistas have been parading by means of Senegal’s capital, Dakar, over the past week to see the most recent African creations, with futuristic designs from Congo-Brazzaville the speak of the city.

US designer and fashion stylist Mickey Freeman (left) adds his special touch to his creations at Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Dakar has a trend hub in Africa since Senegalese designer and entrepreneur Adama Paris began Dakar Trend Week in 2002. This 12 months she additionally invited US designer Mickey Freeman, seen above including his particular contact to his creations.

Congolese fashion designer Liputa Swagga (left) checking on models wearing her outfits at Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Famend designers and new skills – like Queen Tawa (above left) – had been a part of the line-up. A younger singer from Congo-Brazzaville, Queen Tawa not too long ago launched her label Liputa Swagga – Afro-futuristic extravaganza at its finest.

Models wearing futuristic designs by Liputa Swagga during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

The swagger of her designs definitely impressed the viewers, which began clapping and cheering because the fashions walked down the catwalk.

A model wearing Rama Diaw's design at Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Different designers launching their new collections got here from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Morocco, Niger – and in addition included home-grown skills equivalent to Rama Diaw, certainly one of whose creations is seen above.

Models backstage during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Moments of pleasure and pleasure had been evident backstage on the final day of the occasion, which proved profitable with those that got here to Senegal to find “Made in Africa” items.

A group of models wearing Sisters of Afrika designs during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Right here fashions wait backstage in Sisters of Afrika outfits by a Senegalese trend label, which was established in 2013 with a imaginative and prescient to create vibrant designs for ladies of all shapes.

Fashion designers, stylists and assistants help a model with her dress backstage at Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

In the course of the week there was a variety of designs, from easy and chic outfits to unique and distinctive clothes. Right here, a designer, stylist and assistant assist a mannequin prepare for the stage.

A model walking down the catwalk at the fashion show in Pullman Teranga Hotel during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Favorite designs and reveals had been snapped and filmed and shared on social media utilizing the hashtag #dakarfashionweek2019.

A model wearing a colourful and handcrafted accessory by fashion label Moyo By Bibi during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

The venue was an ideal alternative to advertise the most effective materials and equipment from Africa, together with this corset from Kenyan trend label Moyo By Bibi.

A model backstage in bomber jacked and sunglasses during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Western-style outfits had been additionally on present.

A model has her make-up done backstage during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

Dozens of hair stylists and make-up artists additionally labored across the clock.

A group of models wait patiently moments before a show at Radisson Blu Hotel during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

A model in socks and high heels backstage during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

The frenetic exercise backstage contrasted generally with moments of nervous ready.

A model walks on a catwalk wearing a design from Senegalese fashion label So' Fatoo during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

One mannequin took to the catwalk sporting a design from Senegalese label So’ Fatoo, based by Fatima Zahra Ba, who named her trend firm after her grandmother Fatou Sow.

Senegalese model Alima Diop poses on the catwalk wearing a design by Algaye during Dakar Fashion Week in Dakar, SenegalPicture copyright
Marta Moreiras

And Senegalese mannequin Alima Diop wowed the viewers on the final night time in an eclectic design by native trend home Al Gueye.

Photographs by Marta Moreiras from Dakar Trend Week 2019

asubhan
wordpress autoblog
amazon autoblog
affiliate autoblog
wordpress web site
web site improvement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here