Model Sachakara Dieng poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Khady Cisse poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Dji Dieng poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Diarra Thiam poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Amina Faye poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Liana Ndiaye poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.

Model Cynthia Ondias Oyini poses for a portrait backstage during Dakar Fashion Week July 10, 2011.