Dakar fashion week takes place in a baobab forest – in pictures (Theguardian)

The organisers of last weekend’s Senegalese showcase moved the event outside in response to the pandemic

The 18th Dakar fashion week was held last weekend in a baobab forest due to the Covid pandemic.
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Models having their hair and makeup done backstage.
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Wearing creations by Adama Paris, the Senegalese designer who organises the fashion week, models queue for their exit.
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A designer unpacks his collection.
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