African style makes debut at Paris Haute Couture week

Designer Imane Ayissi appears with models at the end of his Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 collection show in Paris, France January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Francois LenoirDesigner Imane Ayissi appears with models at the end of his Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 collection show in Paris, France January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

PARIS (Reuters) – Cameroonian designer Imane Ayissi blended European style with African flair for a catwalk collection that marked the first time a designer from sub-Saharan Africa had joined the Paris haute couture fashion week. “It’s an honour”, Ayissi, 51, told Reuters backstage before the show, referring to the decision, after many years of knocking […]

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