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Fashionistas gather in Accra, Ivory Coast

Fashionistas gather in Accra, Ivory Coast

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In this week’s Culture segment on the Morning Call, Linnete Bahati talks about two fashion events that took place in Ivory Coast (Afrik Fashion Show) and in Ghana (Accra Fashion Week). Designers from across the continent gathered in the two countries to showcase their works.

Beautiful #fashion by Dutch-Ghanaian Akwan2fo – spectacular closing of the Accra Fashion Week #AFWK2016 pic.twitter.com/nw0uT23qzD

— NL Embassy in Ghana (@NLinGhana) October 9, 2016

She also talks about renowned Nigerian novelist and feminist icon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who was invited to attend the recent Paris Fashion Week.

Feminism based on Chimamanda’s work inspired Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first female creative director at fashion powerhouse Christian Dior’s ready-to-wear spring collection.

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