Sophie Nzinga Sy has always been an avid art enthusiast and developed while attending the prestigious design school, Parsons. Senegalese was born is constantly drawing inspiration from her travels and the fusion of the multiple cultures that have shaped her, from her African roots to her New York City education and entrepreneurial mindset. She considers herself a citizen of the world, and her designs are a distinctive blend of her artistic experiences and the eclectic cocktail of her voyages.
Sophie’s design philosophy has remained to give the modern woman the key pieces to constantly re-invent her style while exuding confidence whether she is in a board meeting, attending a gala, or traveling between New York and Lagos. Her production is 100% made in Dakar.
Sophie Zinga collaborated with ITC's Ethical Ethical Fashion Initiative, presented in Milan Fashion Week at the Palazzo Morando. She also premiered her S/S 15 collection in Dubai at Fashion Week Middle East and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa in Johannesburg in October 2014.