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Collection + Lookbook

Lalesso SS15

Lalesso SS2015 | The ethical label, inspired by the Khanga clothe of Northern Kenya, brings us pieces that make us think of light, breezy, sunny,...

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Culture

100% Dakar – More Than Art

We have always felt that art is a powerful tool to influence change, in large part because it is emotional. This documentary, 100% Dakar –...

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Fashion + Style

CHiCHiA X Project Tribe

CHiCHiA makes good on their slogan, ‘East Africa meets London cool’ with this fun fashion shoot collaboration with Project Tribe. These fab ladies show us...

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Music

Alsarah & the Nubatones – Soukura

Even though we can’t tell what Alsarah, Sudanese-born artist, is singing about, we can’t deny that it’s beautiful and soulful. You’ll find yourself putting this...

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Art + Illustration

The Amazons of Senegal

In the Franco-Dahomean war, between the French and the Dahomeans (now around the country Benin), there was an all-female regiment, made up of about 6,000...

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Design

Xnasozi

Ugandan-American designer, Nasozi Kakembo, brings us ‘Xnasozi’, her home decor and lifestyle brand. Xnasozi creates home accessories in different West African fabrics, including Indigo, Mud...

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Collection + Lookbook

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,...

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Collection + Lookbook

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...

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Collection + Lookbook

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...

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Culture

Young South Africa 2015

South Africa is a new democratic nation (only for 21 years), but their youth seem to have a clear view of where they would like...