Cameroonian fashion is once again propelled to the global stage as Kibonen|NY reveals its latest ready to
wear collection, Unwind, on
October 31st at 6pm, at Mercedes
Benz Fashion Week Africa, held at the City Hall in Tshwane, South Africa from October 30th –November 02nd.
The Unwind collection epitomizes the minimalist concept of style and
comfort, and is described by designer, Kibonen Nfi, as an unadulterated representation
of sensorial relaxation. A luxurious fusion of smooth, soft and colorful
fabrics, designed for a smashing casual-chic look.
used include, performance knit and lavish silk jersey, infused with an
ever-evolving modernization of Kibonen|NY’s Toghu
trademark, symbols central to the brand and the designer’s creative process.The
Toghu is the traditional garments worn by
the royalty and on special occasions by the people of the northwest and
Bamileke regions of Cameroon.
Kibonen|NY is set to
showcase alongside world class designers like David Tlale, Thula Sindi, Taibo
Bacar, Gavin Rajah and Marianne Fassler. Being the only designer from Cameroon
and Central Africa showcasing during this prestigious fashion week, a lot of
the design aesthetics will be geared at highlighting the region.
been recognized in international publications including GQ South Africa, New
African woman, Grazia Magazine,on TV such as ENews Channel Africa, Africa Magic
and SABC amidst several fashion blogs and local newspapers.
been seen on important figures such as South Africa’s sensation – LIRA,
Cameroons soul singer KAISSA, Fashion icon Dr Precious Moloi Motsepe, SA TV host Penny Lebyane among others.
brand inspired by traditional Cameroonian garments, African fabrics and New
York’s vibrant fashion scene, creates sensual clothing, accessories and
footwear to fit a fashionable lifestyle. KibonenǀNY utilizes the business of fashion
to create viable employment within Cameroon.
entrepreneur determined to help develop the fashion industry in Cameroon and
the brain behind the Cameroon Fashion Association of America
Looking forward to the new collection.!!I hope Mercedez Benz fashion week is ready for “Unwind”. Looking forward to see pictures from the show..Kudos & Thumbs to Kibs & team..Two years in a row is hardwork!!If you are in S.A. go out and support a sister!