Roses and leaves . Sophie Zinga Spring/Summer 2014 inspired by ornate delicacy and velvet texture of rose. With Malian tie-dye techniques using dual coloring, carefully applied on delicate French Alencon lace. Including a broad array of textures, enhanced by pleating on crinkled silk chiffon, sateen cotton and silk faille fabrics. Zinga adds a greater depth to the delicate pieces featuring: white guipure lace, recalling the brand’s minimalist and romantic point of view.


Carefully reinventing the brand’s signature cocktail dress; including hues of lavender, vivid fuchsia and bright white.
Evening looks feature a showstopper one-shoulder jumpsuit, tie-dye lace dresses, and color infused silk charmeuse frocks.



Collection includes a kaftan dress with a deeply draped back making for a sensual and elegant twist on the modern silhouette. An a-line wedding gown with pleating and a delicate tulle embroidered overlay completes the assortment, appealing to the fashion-forward future bride-to-be.


Sophie Nzinga Sy, born in Senegal, cultivated her natural talent while attending the Parsons School of Design in New York City. As an avid art enthusiast, she finds inspiration from African fabrics and the techniques utilized to create them. Sy draws from her African roots, international travels and her love of multiple cultures to develop modern designs with a fun take on classic silhouettes.

Armed with a well-versed entrepreneurial mindset and a self-proclaimed citizen of the world, Sy’s fashions are a distinctive blend of her artistic experiences matched with an eclectic cocktail of her many voyages. Her design philosophy has remained fresh and unique, giving the modern woman key pieces while constantly re-inventing her style and exuding confidence. Whether in a board meeting, attending a gala or traveling between New York and Lagos, Sophie Nzinga Sy provides clients with wardrobe staples that suit their varying needs and memorable occasions.



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