Just a little over four months into its inception, KiRette Couture is already causing a glare in the fashion world with its unique and impeccable take on African fashion. In its first fashion show recently in New York, KiRette Couture showed that being a new comer into the world of fashion would not deter it from such brilliance in its unparagoned depiction of African fashion.
The brainchild of Kibone Nfi- an image consultant and entrepreneur and Anrette Ngafor- a designer; KiRette Couture was born to highlight African culture through fashion.
Their exceptional use and blend of the ‘toghu’ a traditionally woven material from the Northwest province of Cameroon is appreciated in the designers’ detailing of flamboyant accessories and knotty ornamentation that makes you want to come back for more and more of it’s uniqueness.
KiRette Couture is providing Africans in the diaspora, as well as the rest of the public with a contemporary gallantry in clothing styles while maintaining the authenticity of the fabrics used.
The boldness of Kibone and Anrette’s creations defies in many aspects traditional designs, which to me accounts for their exceptional finesse. They are not only championing a new look at African fashion through their ‘curiosity’ tailored designs, but are proving that traditional regalia can be fine-tuned to become one of today’s most cherished wears.
KiRette Couture has stormed the world of fashion dispelling some of the clichés perceived of African clothing designs. In books, KiRette Couture may be a new comer, but I tell you, this new comer’s wind is as feisty as and tantalizing as it’s colorful creations.
To see more photos of KiRette Couture creations and designs, visit www.kiretteCouture.com
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