2002 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Shobha

Contrasto / Focus

01 June, 2001

Stilt walkers take fashion to new heights in the old town. An explosion of ideas has made Dakar Africa's fashion capital. About 30 ambitious young designers develop their own personal styles outside the world's better-known fashion centers. An international fashion week takes place at the same time as the annual Dakar Carnival, leading to some unexpected sights.

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