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, summer. Shop the collection here…

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Rose Garden Collection

Nigerian designer, Toju Foyeh, presents the ready to wear collection, Rose Garden. It looks so like summer, sun, and relaxation. It really does seem like you should wear this collection and roll around in a rose garden! See the …

DPipertwins AW14

This is DPipertwins AW14 collection. Glad to see the girls are back again with a bang! We love every one of the pieces in this collection. As is their way, they’ve gone with bold, vibrant colors in stylish cuts – …