Cultures come together for Safara Fashion Show

The fashion show celebrates African print and style, with outfits created by a team of fashion lovers who are all of African descent. One of the show’s creators, and one of this year’s co-hosts, was Gwen Madiba, a University of Ottawa alumna who majored in communications and sociology.

Getting serious about fashion

Instead of dreaming about one day owning a fashion line or working on someone else’s, he founded his line in 2010 and then worked hard to release his first collection in 2012.