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Montreal to host its first Black Fashion Week
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May '13
After achieving the huge Parisian success, Black Fashion Week, an international event which aims to celebrate the talent of African Americans in the world of beauty and fashion, is going to take place for the very first time in Montreal.
 
Scheduled to be held from May 16 to 17, 2013, the soiree will showcase a range of mainstream fashion creations, designed by Afro-Caribbean fashion talents, before an ethnically diverse global audience. 
 
Organized by the famous Senegalese fashion designer Adama Ndiaye, the event will include catwalk presentations from popular names like Montreal-based Helmer (originally from Haiti), Rush Couture by Claudette Floyd (Jamaica), Samuel Dong (China), Elie Kuame (Ivory Coast), Emilia Torabi (Iran) and Adama Paris (Senegal).
 
Hosted annually, Black Fashion Week has been earlier organized in cities like Prague and Paris. The event will debut in the US next year.
 

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