Fashion forward – African designers presented their creations during the 10th annual Dakar Fashion Week in the Senegal capital. Here, a model displays a tribal-inspired head piece by Moroccan designer Jamila Lafqir.
Golden show – A model takes to the catwalk in an outfit by Lebanese-Ivorian designer Elien Kuame.
Stripped back – Another Elien Kuame design on display at the Radisson Blu hotel in Dakar.
Wedding wonder – An intricate wedding dress by Moroccan designer Meireym Boussiko.
Crowd pleaser – Models applaud Niger fashion designer Alphadi -- shown holding the Senegalese flag -- at the end of the opening day on June 12.
Pretty pair – Benin designer Dasha Nicou adds a modern twist to traditional African styles.
Rainbow bright – Bright colors dominated the week, such as these playful outfits from Senegalese designer Mamta Lopy.
Elegant evening wear – Old Hollywood glamor met traditional African fashion in this piece from Benin designer by Dasha Nicoue.
Senegal to Paris – Colorful creations from Senegalese designer Adama Amanda Ndiaye -- the name behind the Adama Paris label -- during the opening day.
National trends – Senegalese designer Amdou Diop, center, thanks the crowd following his show.
Sultry silhouette – A model presents a creation from Senegalese designer Mamta Lopy.
Back to basics – Senegalese designer Maguette Gueye reimagines traditional African fashion.