Niger Republic celebrates her 56th year of independence today 3rd August. NOTSOPOPKULTURE sends our warm Regards.

The Nigerien Fashion scene boast of a colourful and dramatic splendour. The surrounding desert inspires craft makers and designers as they create garments that soothe the environment and  Subtropical climate as well.

Accessorising is also paramount in typical Nigerien fashion. Beads and other collectables are strung in different fashion to make a style come to life.

International designer of Nigerien Alphadi origin instituted the The FIMA (International Festival of African Fashion) to channel spotlight to the Nigerien fashion industry. The Niamey Fashion Week was also launched in the capital in 2016 to celebrate emerging urban talents in Nigerien Fashion.

Image source: Pinterest, Timeslive.co.za Issamichuzi

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