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Once upon a time, there was Cipango. Chinese name for the Nipponese archipelago brought back by Marco Polo on his return from the Silk Road. Franco-Dominican designer Paola Pimentel draws inspiration from her many travels around the world, proposing a method of "mixing" two opposing cultures in each collection.

Cipango respects a qualitative and ethical policy through "made in France" and the use of eco-responsible processes such as the recovery of raw materials from major brands and the refusal to use animal leather. Thanks to comfortable, flowing materials, our collections are imbued with subtlety and modernity. Like Marco Polo, our muse seeks discovery. She believes that our differences complement each other and that our multiculturalism is our greatest asset.

She wants to wear the beauty of multiculturalism. She wears Cipango.

For this second "MMU" collection, which means "earth" in Tswana, we drew our inspiration from peoples close to their traditions and lands, in particular the Himbas of Namibia. Using the warm colors of sand and minerals such as copper, with a sunny touch, MMU is a fusion between these traditional African peoples and the graphic avant-garde fashion of the 60s in France, highlighting a mixed-race, urban silhouette. Southern Africa is now considered the cradle of humanity, and it was thanks to her experience with the great Nigerian designer Alphadi that the young designer wanted to bring honor to this culturally diverse continent. Upcycling is also at the heart of this collection, with materials sourced from leading fashion houses. To wear CIPANGO is to travel between tradition and sharing, embracing multicultural values and an assertive, sophisticated allure.

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