This is a spotlight on one of our Camer designers who featured among designers from around the world in a special edition of Vogue!!
NY was recently selected as one of the 12
designers by the ITC Ethical Fashion
partnership with #eyesontalent fashion talent scouting agency – Adding her to some of the
best African designers in their network.
Issue of Vogue Italia also includes a special edition featuring Vogue Talents
2015 Fashion Designers. Kibonen NY
is one of the 200 designers around the world featured.
important platform for upcoming designers as many of its past finalists are
today integrated in the style offices of the big brands of the group,
confirming the quality of their work.
On Talents, is the online platform used by
global design-led brands and publications to discover and connect with today’s
fashion scene in 2009 when she came up with the ingenious idea of
revolutionizing the royal regalia of the Tikar people of the Bamileke and
Bamenda regions of Cameroon – the ‘Toghu”. She further developed her
aesthetic vision by creating pieces that don’t only represent the Cameroonian
tribes, but garments wearable and appreciated by the ultra-modern client –
constantly gaining inspirations from the African tribes and global trends. She
also represents her inspirations on textile designs printed on luxurious
fabrics as well as on the construction details, shapes and silhouettes.
catering to the client who is confident in luxurious quirkiness, who is
comfortable with trying the new and will travel the world at the comfort of
their current locations, through what they wear.
was nominated by Africa fashion International as Emerging
designer of the year 2013, she has successfully showcased her talent at the
Art Institutes Mercedes Benz fashion
Week NY SS15, Mercedes Benz Fashion
Week Africa SS13, SS14 and SS15. She has also been featured in BBC Focus on
Africa, GQ SA, Forbes Africa and the New African Woman Magazine. Her works have been showcased at the National
Museum of African Art – Smithsonian Institution.
Contact: (001) 917 587 4388