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We hope you're not tired of hearing this because we will repeat it—continuously—until it stops being true, here it is—African fashion is blowing up everywhere. Every time you look up there's an Ankara inspired outfit, a fresh fusion combining a traditional head wrap with modern day jeans, or a young, new designer working in the heart of an African nation using its heritage to inform his or her new line. Africa's creativity is taking the world by storm and has...
  • May 10
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  • Inamunai
For the past decade African fashion has been strutting its stuff on the global catwalk. It's a development that's hard to miss since the fashions of Africa are bright, creative and unique. Its rise in popularity has built a creative confidence, inspiring a larger number of talented designers hailing from every nation in Africa. With new blood comes new ideas that bring a new take on sustainable, and sought after luxury fashions within Africa, redefining the the industry of luxury...
We live in a time where African fashion has a strong foothold in world-wide trends. Everytime you look up another celebrity is rocking an African print, another western designer has an African inspired line, and a new generation of African designers are making their mark on the world, modernizing the old ways of African fashion. But all of this had to start somewhere. Every print and style has a different place of origin, but let’s look at where most would...
We’ve said it once or twice and we’re more than happy to say it again—African fashion is on the rise. And this isn’t something new, it’s been happening for less than a decade, but its steady upward movement into the global zeitgeist is something we can’t help but celebrate. But when we get past the low-key gloating, it’s time to ask—why? Well, we have 10 reasons right here. 1. Interest from the West The first and obvious reason is all...
Leftover stew has been stored in the freezer and every morsel of jollof rice has been gobbled up. Looks like the holidays are officially winding down. Now that we’ve spent quality time with friends and family it’s time to get dressed to the nines and ring in the new year. While you’re busy getting ready to look your best, it’s a good time to reflect on celebratory and holiday African outfits. Seeing as how the holidays are the most festive...