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Paris holds first 'Black Fashion Week'

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A Senegalese-born French fashion designer realised a long-held ambition when she staged the first 'Black Fashion Week' in Paris aimed at bringing African talent to a global audience. 

Models wearing Adama Paris creations wait backstage before a "Black Fashion Week" show in Paris on October 5. A Senegalese-born French fashion designer realised a long-held ambition when she launched the event, aimed at bringing African talent to a global audience.

Adama Ndiaye launched the event to showcase the best the continent has to offer but dismissed criticism that it excluded others who were not black.

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