Nzinga Knight, a devout Muslim, doesn’t believe that women have to show all of their assets to look beautiful. That belief comes out in her designs, which include ankle length dresses, long sleeves and neck lines that don’t reveal much cleavage.
“The look of my work is sensual, mysterious, innovative, I felt a lot of women were wearing things because that’s what the magazines told them. It seemed each designer had the same point of view…I value coverage. Knight told AFP
Knight’s clothes come in colors that pop. She says they hug women’s curves and have surprising small details. The clothes allow her to honor her faith while still making women look good. With parents from Guyana and Trinidad, Knight says her styles reflect her Caribbean roots. Her designs, which run from $365 for a blouse to $3,500 for a gown, are sold in high-end stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Knight also made her debut at New York City’s Fashion Week last year.
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