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”.
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.
Here are the scheduled dates for these pop up shops in major cities of the selected countries
Douala – November 2nd 2017
Yaounde – 8th December 2017
Buea- 16th December 2017
Bamenda – 22nd December 2017
Lagos – 25th November 2017
Maryland – January 2018
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.