Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 162 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Senegal Celebrity Watch The documentary gives insight into the four-year journey of her Dakar-based label Tongoro and highlights the importance of local craftsmanship on the continent. In her new documentary, Made In Africa, designer and creative director Sarah Diouf, shares an intimate look into the journey of her celebrated Senegalese fashion label Tongoro. More Articles You Would Love Alexa Liss @ Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa 2013 – Fasttrack / South Africa Beverly Afaglo Kicks Off 2017 With A Fabulous Family Pictures Since its launch four years ago, Tongoro has graced runways across major cities, and been sported by international stars, the likes of Burna Boy, Iman and Beyoncé. Diouf is quick to note, however, that its success isn’t merely tied to her own personal achievement—her dream is to help transform Africa’s design clothing industry as a whole, and there’s still much work to be done on that front. The 30-minute documentary includes footage of Tongoro’s design and production process in Dakar and provides valuable insight for aspiring designers. Diouf, who also narrates the film, champions community involvement and local craftsmanship across the continent. She makes a case for respecting tradition and acknowledging the contributions to African-made clothing to the global fashion landscape. The documentary marks the brand’s fourth anniversary, which coincides with Africa Day on May 25. Watch Made In Africa in full below, and read our conversation with the designer underneath, in which she discusses the growth of her brand, the importance of supporting locally-made clothes, and her dream for the future of African fashion. Source: OkayAfrica.com Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail More For You #MODELCRUSH: Meet SA’s Zana Sibobosi, Who Went From Being Bullied For Her Looks,... “Alvin Bragg Is Doing Joe Biden’s Dirty Work” Trump Reacts To His Indicted... Former US President Donald Trump Has Been Indicted & Soon To Be Arrested Deisngers From Ghana, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Senegal & More To Showcase At Switzerland’s... South Africa’s Ekasi Fashion Week 2023 Set To Be Hosted At A Taxi... Here Is How Ghanaian Celebrities Arrived At The EMY Africa Brunch With Hollywood... Nigerian Brand Yahara NGR Presents The Lookbook For It’s Modest ‘RAMADAN 2023’ Collection #OOTD: Shanty Town Actress Ini Edo Serves Relentlessly In Her Jaw Dropping Medlin... Jewish Organizations Reject Kanye West’s Apology “He Needs To Do A Bit More... Pretty Sudanese Lady Goes Instantly Viral After She Puts On Blast Her Makeup... You must log in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.