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Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Thursday, November 7, 2013 1:53 pm

Celebrating the depth and variety of African culture, Bates presents the third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show on Nov. 8

At Bates College's 2012 Inside Africa Fashion Show, sophomore Nerissa Brobbey models a Togolese boubou dress with matching head scarf. At right, Gulaid Abdullahi wears a traditional ma'awis and kofia hat. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14/Bates College.
Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 1:10 pm

Reflecting the influence of African fashion abroad as well as the diversity of the continent's apparel, the second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show takes place March 15.

Modeling Nigerian dresses for the Inside Africa Fashion Show are sophomores Folarera Fasawe, Michelle Pham and Nicole Kanu.
Fashion show focuses on traditional and contemporary African styles

Thursday, February 2, 2012 4:28 pm

Traditional and contemporary fashions from Africa are the focus of Bates' premiere Inside Africa Fashion Show on Feb. 10.