Nancy Kondo’s Journey to Leading Congo Fashion Week

Nancy Kondo left the Democratic Republic of Congo when she was six years old, and spent much of her childhood growing up in Ottawa. Now the 27-year-old is managing director of Congo Fashion Week — the third-largest fashion event in all of Africa. Continue reading Nancy Kondo’s Journey to Leading Congo Fashion Week

Kingdom of the Sapeurs: Inside Congo Fashion Week

Much of the world knows little of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s vibrant arts scene, and last weekend in the capital, Kinshasa, models showed off daring new looks dreamed up by local designers on the catwalk. Continue reading Kingdom of the Sapeurs: Inside Congo Fashion Week