The Women of Madagascar

By Jeannick Minet

The Women of Madagascar
The Women of Madagascar

Favor Skirts

The women of Madagascar demonstrate a creative approach to fashion. Our guest writer, Jeannick Minet, visited Madagascar over the holidays. Madagascar’s culture is a rich combination of various ethnic groups, religions and languages. Jeannick took the following pictures while in Madagascar. The photos show that “Madagascar women in the streets aren’t very stylish. The population is dirt poor and clothing isn’t a high priority.” However the street fashions of Madagascar women favor skirts, love vibrant color, patterns and denims. The women definitely demonstrate a creative approach to fashion in Madagascar.

The Republic of Madagascar is located about 200 miles off the coast of Africa, across the Mozambique Channel in the south Indian Ocean. The climate of Madagascar varies from north to south, east to west with two seasons, dry from April to December and rainy from January to March. Average temperature is 70 (degrees) F in the highlands and 85 (degrees) F on the coast.

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Jeannick Minet

Guest Writer

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