Stella Jean: Daily Life

Stella Jean is one of the foremost designers that is redefining how African print is designed and used. Even though they are an Italian brand, many of their designs are a celebration of West African textile. We particularly love how the brand continues to mix traditional textile with contemporary design. Particularly, this collection features several…

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CHiCHiA: Hadithi Hadithi

Fashion meets illustration in this ChiChia London collection titled Hadithi Hadithi. Designer, Christine Mhando, brings her Tanzanian heritage to bear in this collection. The collection tells a story (Hadithi means Story in Swahili) using Mhando’s native Tanzanian styled paintings and quotes of folklore. We love the collection. See it below: Shop the collection here Via…

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Andrea Iyamah Resort Swim 2015

When we look at this Andrea Iyamah Resort Swim 2015, we think of Summer. We are constantly amazed by what our Africans in Diaspora are up to, creatively. Cheers to summer, oceans, and the sun, which we are constantly blessed with over here in Africa. Visit Andrea Iyamah to shop the collection

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A A K S 2014/2015

A A K S is a brand that is bridging the gap between female local artisans in Ghana and an international market. They specialize in creating beautiful, handcrafted, and colorful raffia hand bags, woven using traditional techniques. Through this method, and their story, they are making the global fashion market more appreciative of local African…

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Before 1444…Again

We’ve always loved Gold Coast Trading’s t-shirt aesthetics. They use tribal graphics – with geometrical lines and letters, to send a message about tribal African way of life, long past but hopefully re-captured. Their tees and sweats are still so unique. See their latest collection below: Shop the collection on Gold Coast Trading

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Maki Oh Fall 2015

We have always loved Maki Oh because of the simplicity in their designs. It’s refreshing seeing African fabric being interpreted differently, with designs beautifully striking that balance between traditional and modern. Despite some ruffles, Maki Oh keeps this signature throughout their Fall 2015 collection. Via Style.Com

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Mosaert Capsules

We’ve loved Stromae since his 2013 hit Papaoutai. It was evident from the music video that Stromae’s style is one of a kind. Very unique. It’s great to see how his style is being translated into his first clothing line. You think of Stromae once you see it, without any description necessary. Capsule No. 1…

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