DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: KIBONEN NY TO UNVEIL BRAND NEW COLLECTION “UNWIND” @ MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK AFRICA
Contempo-traditional 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.
Fabrics used include, performance knit and lavish silk jersey, infused with an ever-evolving modernization of Kibonen|NY’s Toghutrademark, 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.
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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!