First ladies of the world remain the exemplification of class, magnificence and power. Despite the fact that they are seen to be less powerful on matters of legislative issues, these ladies are dreaded to have the most impact on their spouses. Not just do they make great utilization of their wifely ability however they likewise set the phase for mold and ladylike excellence in their individual nations.
The case of Africa is no different! Our first ladies, past and present, have always been remembered for their choice of fashion, particularly on special national or political occasions. In fact, you dare not look more elegant than an African first lady during one of these events.
That being said, consider these seven elegant first ladies of Africa. Just the sight of them is going to cause your jaw to drop!
First Lady Chantal Biya of Cameroon
Chantal Biya of Cameroon
Known in Cameroon as the “Queen of Hearts,” Chantal Biya is and always has been the talk of the town in Yaoundé, the capital, and beyond! Most identified by her golden-red locks, this first lady never misses the snap of a camera at any national or international event!
With an avid taste for fashion and style, Chantal has most of her outfits custom-made as she has openly declared her love for world-class designers as Chanel and Dior. Even though her taste for fashion exceeds that of any African first lady, First Lady Biya also finds herself actively involved in humanitarian activities. Some of her well-known charitable organisations are African Synergy and the Chantal Biya Foundation.
Chantal Biya in a pose with U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama. (Photo: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)