10 of Africa Fashion Week 2013's Best Looks

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa simply doesn't get the press that a lot of other fashion weeks do. There's a dearth of information about the event online, it's named after the entire continent, for goodness sake, and it definitely flew under my radar (I don't even want to tell you when it actually happened — fine, October 26-November 2).

But at least it happened. And it's definitely happening (as in, "That's a really happening sweater, dude!"). As with other less-lauded fashion weeks (Russia Fashion Week comes to mind), the lack of publicity certainly doesn't mean a lack of talent. From purposefully misplaced necklaces to flapper gowns covered in butterflies, Africa Fashion Week 2013 is primed for the big time.

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