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'From Rwanda to Hollywood': Kigali style goes global

6 days ago   |   By Fashion United

Kigali - Matthew Rugamba knew his Rwandan fashion label had arrived when Junior Nyong'o, the brother of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, attended the world premiere of “Black Panther” in a three-piece suit designed by him.
Hours after the glitzy event in Los Angeles, the website for Rugamba's brand House of Tayo exploded as enquiries flooded in from around the globe for his high-end creations.
“It changed the perspective,” the 32-year-old told AFP, still stunned by the turn of events that propelled his “made-in-Rwanda” label to a Hollywood red carpet.
“For so many years we have been telling...
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