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Prêt-À-Poundo: Black Fashion Week Paris - Sophie Nzinga Sy

Senegalese Sophie Nzinga Sy presents her first collection during Black Fashion Week Paris.


Black Fashion Week creator Adama Ndiaye invited the young and talented Senegalese newcomer Sophie Nzinga Sy to present her first collection during the event in Paris. Boasting elegant style, perfect shapes and a range of colors from white to red, Sy's collection is homogeneous, sober and refined but in no way flashy. All pictures by Nicolas Romain

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