Loza Maléombho‘s SS16 collection is inspired by a Guro princess called Djela Lou Zaouli from the Guro tribe in northern Côte d’Ivoire. It explores the aesthetic of Zaouli dancers with fringe trimmings, bright colors a...
Having met Akosua at previous African fashion events in London I was intrigued by her brand and the product she was making in her home country Ghana. My natural love of the Gold Coast region drew me to learn more about her work...
The A/W 15-16 femme chooses the Indian Himalayas, a place where cultural references often give way to impositions and subordination. Stylistic disobedience. This irreverence is the starting point of looks where the woman seizes...
The G-Lish team recently sent us an email about the release of their Fair Market report on prices paid in the straw Bolgatanga basket industry in #Ghana. It is a great read. You can contact them for more information but here ...
Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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