Oumou Sy

Fashion designer (Senegal)

| Utne Reader September / October 2007

Known as the 'Queen of Couture,' Sy makes bold avant-garde and Afrocentric fashions with a touch of Western glamour (such as the dress shown above). She founded the Dakar Carnival and International Fashion Week and is also a teacher.

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