History has been made!
On Tuesday September 9th Kibonen Nfi showcased her Spring/Summer 2015 collection – “Multifarious” at the Art Institute Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York In the Theatres at Lincoln Center. Kibonen becomes the first Cameroonian and one of the few African designers to showcase on the most prestigious fashion platform in the world.
Kibonen showcased a collection inspired by her memories of a colourful marketplace in her hometown Bamenda, Cameroon, where the royalty and the rural people intertwine the use of garments as textures, patterns and embellishments are tweaked.
Joining Kibonen for this huge milestone was Cameroonian NBA star, Fashion and style icon Luc Mbah A Moute of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kibonen now moves on to South Africa to showcase her extended SS2015 collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa , October 29th2014 where she had been nominated Emerging Designer of the year 2013.