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Launching Kay Kay’s Fashion
2 years ago

Launching Kay Kay’s Fashion

Kelechi Uchendu launched her fashion platform, Kay Kay’s Fashion, in March 2017, after embarking on a journey that began in October 2016. She shared her journey with Ayiba, explaining how, …
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Historic Opening of NMAAHC Inspires Celebration of Africans Worldwide
3 years ago

Historic Opening of NMAAHC Inspires Celebration of Africans Worldwide

Washington, DC celebrated the opening of The National Museum of African American History & Culture on September 24, 2016 with notable singers, musicians, actors, and celebrities. Its long-awaited …
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Mawusi: Inspired by Ghana
4 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
4 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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Maki Oh Spring/Summer 2016 Collection
4 years ago

Maki Oh Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

In Maki Oh’s new collection for Spring 2016, created by Maki Osakwe, a kaleidoscope of colors, including bronze and fuchsia, come together in a forward-thinking line focused on …
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Le Dessein Fashion
4 years ago

Le Dessein Fashion

Le Dessein is an upscale clothing brand with a conscience. Founder Eric Coly left a lucrative career in the financial sector to launch the line. Following its motto, …
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ALARA’s Fashion Night Out
4 years ago

ALARA’s Fashion Night Out

ALÁRA is a new concept store for Nigeria and Africa – created by Reni Folawiyo and dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art, fashion, design, cuisine, and culture …
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Ikiré Jones: Bespoke Men’s Fashion
6 years ago

Ikiré Jones: Bespoke Men’s Fashion

From being named by Esquire magazine as one of the five “Best Dressed Real Men,” to a recent accolade from Philadelphia magazine as one of the “Most Fashionable …
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Mina Danielle Designs by Dorothy Attakora
6 years ago

Mina Danielle Designs by Dorothy Attakora

Ayiba contributing writer, Akinyi Ochieng, interviewed Dorothy Attakora, founder of Mina Danielle Designs, a company that integrates traditional fabrics with Western accents for women of the African …
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