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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Fashion

An Interview with Dayo Forster of Toghal
5 years ago

An Interview with Dayo Forster of Toghal

Bridging the gap between tradition and modernity is no easy feat. Yet Toghal, a promising new Africa-inspired textile company, seems to have made that leap effortlessly with its …
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Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand

ZAAF founder Abai Schulze is a woman with a vision. Despite leaving her homeland of Ethiopia as a child for the United States, Schulze never lost sight of …
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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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Afroklectic
7 years ago

Afroklectic

Gillean Opoku was born and raised in Sydney (Australia) to Ghanaian parents.  She works as a digital designer by day and by night she runs Afroklectic with the help of …
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israella |KOBLA|
7 years ago

israella |KOBLA|

My name is Emefa Kuadey. I was born and raised in England. When I was about sixteen, I went to live in Ghana (my motherland) for two years. …
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