Jaimee-Lee Diergaardt studied fashion design at the University of Namibia and now works as a fashion designer, stylist and consultant. In her designs that were showcased at the 2014 Emerge Fashion Show put on by the Fashion Council of Namibia, she experimented with unconventional materials including splattered paint and multicolored yarn. Jaimee-Lee Diergaardt is drawn to happy, cheerful colors and designs. She recognizes that Namibian fashion is still following the lead of South Africa but believe that local designers are finding their footing in creating unique styles.
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