Fashion Weeks

Imane Ayissi, Kofi Ansah and Sylvia Owori Show at Rome Haute Couture Fashion Week

kofiAfrican Fashions and Designers are the ‘IN’ thing in 2009. As New York prepares to receive four seasoned African designers [Mali/France’s Xuly Bet, South Africa’s Stoned Cherie, Nigeria’s Tiffany Amber and MOMO] via the ThisDay/Arise Magazine, African Fashion Collective Fall 2009, Rome carrying on the spirit of the Italian Black Vogue issue- and even more so President Barack Obama who put Kenya/Africa on the global map, debuted African fashion designers at its recently completed Rome Haute Couture Fashion Week, Fall 2009.

Designers who showed included Cameroon’s Imane Ayissi,Uganda’s Sylvia Owori and Ghana’s Kofi Ansah.

Ghana’s Kofi Ansah
Cameroon’s Imane Ayissi

Uganda’s Sylvia Owori

~Photos Copyright Reuters

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