Sophie Zinga

Black Sheep

Location

Dakar / Senegal

University

parsons the new school for art and design

Main Manufacturing Countries

senegal

Sophie Nzinga Sy, whose natural talent was developed while attending the prestigious design school, Parsons, has always been an avid art enthusiast. Senegalese born, she is constantly drawing inspiration from her travels and the fusion of the multiple cultures that have shaped her, from her African roots to her New York City education and entrepreneurial mindset. She considers herself a citizen of the world and her designs are a distinctive blend of her artistic experiences and eclectic cocktail of her voyages. Sophie’s design philosophy has remained to give the modern woman the key pieces to constantly re- invent her style while exuding confidence whether she is in a board meeting, attending a gala or traveling between New York and Lagos. In an effort to keep her brand socially conscious, Sophie Zinga is currently collaborating with ITC's Ethical Ethical Fashion Initiative. Sophie Zinga's production is 100% made in Dakar. She is currently working on her Spring Summer 2015 collection to be presented during Milan Fashion Week at the Palazzo Morando. She will also premiering the S/S 15 collection in Dubai at Fashion Week Middle East. The collection will also be revealed during the coveted Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa in Johannesburg October 2014.

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