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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Fashion & Beauty

Weaving History:  The Story of Kente Master
1 year ago

Weaving History: The Story of Kente Master

Traditionally worn by Ghanaian kings and chiefs, Kente fabric has long been a symbol of pride and greatness. Each pattern has a different meaning, and can range from …
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Tailored Business: Suiting Up for Business in Africa
1 year ago

Tailored Business: Suiting Up for Business in Africa

Tailored Business, an African-based show, highlighting African business leaders and entrepreneurs is releasing its first episode and its new website.

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The show is hosted …
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Ethnik: Aso Oke in a Contemporary Fashion Space
1 year ago

Ethnik: Aso Oke in a Contemporary Fashion Space

Inspired by culture, Ethnik is an eclectic and vibrant collection of afro-centric fashion and home accessories, sneakers, boots and sandals, all handmade from aso oke. Created with today‚Äôs …
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Kipato Unbranded: Staying Socially Conscious through Jewelry
1 year ago

Kipato Unbranded: Staying Socially Conscious through Jewelry

Founded in 2016, Kipato Unbranded is a socially conscious jewelry line that aims for high class and quality at affordable prices. Using recycled and upcycled materials from Kibera and Kawangwera, …
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African Fashion Bloggers that #Slay
1 year ago

African Fashion Bloggers that #Slay

Fashion has always been an important part of African society. It comes as no surprise that with the advent of blogging and other social sites,many blogs are focused on chronicling …
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BUYU Collection: Designer Kimathi’s New Luxury Luggage Line
2 years ago

BUYU Collection: Designer Kimathi’s New Luxury Luggage Line

Designer Jeffrey Kimathi, the founder of Jamhuri Wear, has recently expanded into travel gear. His new brand is called BUYU Collection, which is a luxury travel luggage company. …
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Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas
2 years ago

Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas

Nigerian-born, London-based designer Duro Olowu was recently enlisted by Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America, to decorate The White House for 2015 Christmas celebrations.


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Mawusi: Inspired by Ghana
2 years ago

Mawusi: Inspired by Ghana

As authentic African products gain more prominence in the international fashion scene, Mawusi, a Ghanaian-inspired clothing and accessories line, stands ahead of the pack with a range of …
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Ali Lamu: From Kenya with Love
2 years ago

Ali Lamu: From Kenya with Love

It has often been said that Lamu, Kenya (the oldest Swahili settlement in East Africa and host to several festivals year round including the Lamu Cultural Festival) is …
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Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars
2 years ago

Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars

The global fashion industry is worth trillions of dollars every year, and fashion capitals like Paris, New York, and Milan have remained in the forefront of the industry. …
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