The Kibonen NY “Lupita Dress Pop-Up Shop Tour” kicks off in Douala, Cameroon

To commemorate one year since , Lupita Nyong’o wore Kibonen NY designs , Kibonen Nfi launches the “Lupita Dress Pop-Up shop Tour” in major cities

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To commemorate one year since the Kenyan born Oscar winner, Lupita Nyong’o wore Kibonen NY designs on two of the most popular shows in the U.S, (The Ellen Degeneres Show and Good Morning America) the internationally acclaimed designer Kibonen Nfi launches the “Lupita Dress Pop-Up shop Tour” in major cities. The selected countries for the tour are; Cameroon, Nigeria, UK, South Africa and the U.S.A. Staying true to her roots, the tour kicks off in Douala, Cameroon at 5 p.m. GMT on November 2nd at the KIA Motors showroom, Bonanjo.

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Inspired by traditional Cameroonian garments, West African fabric and New York’s vibrant fashion scene, Kibonen delved into the fashion world with ingenious ideas of producing modern interpretations of one of the most delicate and intricate hand woven traditional garments of Cameroon western highlands region, the “toghu”.

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The US based Cameroonian designer’s outstanding designs have featured in Vogue Italia, the Humans of New York and have been endorsed by the mega Hollywood actress/fashion icon, Blake Lively. A graduate from the Art Institute of New York, Kibonen has made a name for herself through hard work, innovation and consistency in an industry that keeps expanding by the day. The Kibonen NY Lupita dress pop-up shop tour is a chance for the general public to get up-close with the creative designs that have been shown on numerous runways around the world and shop everything Kibonen NY from clothes, to head gears, accessories and so much more.

The pop up shop launch in Douala will be a fine blend of good music, cocktails, networking, model display and sales.

Entry: FREE

Here are the scheduled dates for these pop up shops in major cities of the selected countries

CAMEROON

Douala – November 2nd 2017

Yaounde – 8th December 2017

Buea- 16th December 2017

Bamenda – 22nd December 2017

NIGERIA

Lagos – 25th November 2017

U.S.A

Maryland – January 2018

 

United Kingdom

London- February 2018

South Africa – March 2018

Want to grab a piece of these bench mark designs and accessories? Save the date for when the Lupita Dress Pop-Up Shop Tour by Kibonen NY hits your city or a city near you!

N.B we will communicate confirmed locations in all these cities in due time.

 

Lupita dazzles in a dress by Kibonen NY on the Ellen Show

Kibonen NY is A US based Cameroonian designer who hails from the North West Region of Cameroon. She is known for her commitment to her job and a good sense professionalism. She has been soaring from heights to heights

Kibonen NY is A US based Cameroonian designer who hails from the North West Region of Cameroon. She is known for her commitment to her job and a good sense professionalism. She has been soaring from heights to heights for the past years. Having Lupita Nyong’o wear a dress designed by her to the Ellen show was a dream come true.

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The beautiful Kibonen took to her facebook page to share photos and a video of Lupita on Ellen Show. She said and I quote

We all have dreams and we all work hard to achieve our dreams. We cannot give up! No matter how many times we don’t make it we have to keep trying.

Very grateful that @lupitanyongo wore one of our pieces on @theellenshow. #ourdreamsarevalid and they truly are. Love the fact that she is indeed creating opportunities for us as she mentioned in her @voguemagazine spread. Thank God for this opportunity. Check more on her look on our website. Www.kibonenny.com for preorders of this look.

#lupitanyongo #blackgirlsrock #blackgirlmagic #queenofkatwe #africanfashion #africanprints #

So there your are! Feel free to follow the link to her website to order for yours or check her other designs.