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Xuly.Bët’s Lamine Badian Kouyaté Talks Moving to New York and Fashion in Africa

Lamine Badian Kouyaté of Xuly.Bët updates Okayafrica on the state of fashion today, his plans to return to New York and more.

In the background, 1970s reggae blasts through speakers. Lamine Badian Kouyaté, the Malian-born fashion designer known for his unconventional fashion shows and street-influenced couture, chuckles and lowers the volume.

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