Paris
France
Address
Espace Cr�ateurs du Forum des Halles (niveau moins 1)
1 rue Pierre Lescot
75001 Paris
France
FMD-ID
BR673
Phone
+33 (0) 1 42 33 50 40
Website

About

founded by

Lamine Badian Kouyate

belongs to

Lamine Badian Kouyate

about

Xuly B�t Funkin' Fashion Factory, or Xuly B�t, is a line of clothing designed by Lamine Badian Kouyat�. Kouyat� (born 28 Dec 1962), is a Malian fashion designer who moved from his native Bamako, Mali to Paris, France around 1986. Kouyat� launched Xuly B�t (�Keep an open mind� in Wolof) in 1989 when he fell in love with the Parisian fashion scene.

The Look

Kouyat�'s knack for recycling flea market finds, and patching them together with an African sensibility is what has brought him to the mainstream and major recognition. He cites designers Azzedine Alaia and Yves Saint Laurent, contemporary Africa, and both punk rock and funk as influences for his funky fashions.

Who Wears It

Neneh Cherry

Official Social Media

Xuly Bët Fashion Shows

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