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Design

needle+thread Ethical Design

needle+thread is a sustainable home design brand that connects Kenyan artisan craftswomen with a global and modern clientele for interior designs! Ethical fashion and fair trade...

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Music

Faarrow – Rule the World

Somali-born sister act, Faarrow, are wowing us with their track Rule the World. We love it because it’s about never giving up until you make...

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Collection + Lookbook

Chulaap Street Collection

South African brand, Chulaap, has always inspired us with their expertise in designing and styling prints! Most of their pieces usually consist of a beautiful...

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Fashion + Style

Valentino Spring/Summer 2016

Now this is one rendition of an “Out of Africa” photoshoot that we love! And that’s because everything fits in this Spring/Summer 2016 lookbook. Valentino expertly...

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Photography

Nubian Portraits

Last year, Ugandan photographer Papa Shabani completed an Artist-In-Residence tenure at Kuona Trust Art Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. During his time in Nairobi, he interacted...

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Photography

Are We Good Enough

Somehow, you don’t realise how much headgear is a part of the male Nigerian’s wardrobe; there’s usually one for every traditional outfit, and it’s usually...

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Photography

Nairobi’s Kabangu

When we were looking at these pictures (after first finding them), a passer-by literally stopped and we started talking about how good the photographer was,...

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Art + Illustration

Painting or Photograph?

A while back, the Internet went ablaze because of some paintings by Oresegun Olumide. One particular painting stood out because people couldn’t figure out whether...

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Collection + Lookbook

Neo Serati Mofammere

First off, it’s terrible of us that we haven’t posted anything in a whole month! So sorry! Let’s make it up to you with this...

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Art + Illustration

Hadithi: Letters to your Younger Self

Hadithi is a letter and illustration project by Sandra Chege from Kenya. We love it! Hadithi means story in Swahili. Sandra has asked people to “write...