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These African-Inspired Prom Looks Are Giving Us Life

Teens from the diaspora are owning prom season with these African-inspired designs.

DIASPORA—Prom season 2017 is in full effect, and much like last year—and in 2015, when New Jersey design student, Kyemah McEntyre, debuted her internet-stopping dashiki-style gown—some of the most stunning looks this year have been African-inspired ensembles.

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Self-Taught Ghanaian Fashion Designer Mimmy Yeboah Talks Busy Prom Season

"All fabrics are chosen, cut, and constructed to create confidence as you walk with your head high."

2016 prom season goes to African style.  Kyemah Mcentyre  kicked off the trend last year when her eye-popping, self-designed dashiki prom dress went viral, scoring her recognition from a slew of media publications.

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