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February 13th, 2014

OWN A LITTLE PIECE OF AFRICA with online retailer LondoNairobi

LONDONAIROBI launches as the online retail destination for Luxury African Accessories.
Co-founded by partners from across the globe the site brings you a covetable collection of African accessories by unique designers from the continent.
This premium brand showcases 12 designers previously unseen in the UK. The collection of artisan accessories includes jewellery, bags and scarves all handcrafted in East Africa using raw materials sourced from the continent, each with their own story to tell…
LONDONAIROBI.com is a collaboration between Hannah Shore, a UK-based graphic designer who spent time living and working in Nairobi, and Wambui Thimba, a Nairobi-based stylist with a keen eye for all that’s innovative and on-trend. The girls met by chance but shared the same dream; to put a spotlight on the creativity of the continent. Together they spent 18 months searching for designs strong enough to compete in a premium market place whilst maintaining an inherently African uniqueness.
The carefully curated collection has been sourced predominantly in Kenya but features Tanzanian brand Uru Diamonds, who were presented at this year’s New York Fashion week.
The brand also showcases Nairobi designer Evlyn, with her chunky geometric rings, earrings and bangles. <Collection retails between £18-£70>
LONDONAIROBI’s Creative Director, Hannah Shore said:
“We aim to put a spotlight on emerging designers from the continent, in turn changing the perception of Africa. Our accessories show a side to Africa that is innovative and on-trend.”
Shop Africa, like never before with www.LONDONAIROBI.com







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