Farai Simoyi
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Zimbabwe's top fashionista on working with Beyonce and Nicki Minaj

New York-based Farai Simoyi is one of the rising stars of the catwalk with her self-titled clothing line.

Born in London, raised in Zimbabwe and educated in the United States, she has caught the attention of fashion enthusiasts around the world.

She has worked with pop star Beyonce and is currently the senior designer for hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj's fashion collection.

The designer is now in the UK, as the main attraction at the Zimbabwe Fashion Week in Birmingham which opens on Saturday, 4 July.

She spoke to the BBC's Farayi Mungazi, who first asked her about the inspiration behind her clothing line.

  • 02 Jul 2015