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Gonja Cloth: Kente Isn’t The Only Must-Have Fabric Woven In Ghana
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The Kente may be IT textile from Ghana, but the Gonja cloth shouldn’t be counted out. In fact, the Kente is considered a derivative of the Gonja; albeit with an infusion of colour. Not to mention, it’s part of the...
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KENTE: The Handwoven Cloth With Royalty In Its DNA, Made In Ghana
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Kente is one of the most recognisable fabrics under the African textiles umbrella. Adopted as a key symbol of Afrocentric identity and Pan-Africanism in the 1960s throughout the African diaspora, it was declared Ghana’s national cloth upon attaining independence in...
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ECO-SHOES GHANA: Changing Social Perception One Pair at a Time
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Fashion is often used as a platform for social commentary and change. While many designers start by building their brand name and then branching into a form of CSR (corporate social responsibility), Mable Suglo from Ghana chose to do it...
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Ghanaian heritage with a British twist by Ohema Ohene #HolidayFashion #TDSvoices
Ghanaian heritage with a British twist by Ohema Ohene
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Ohema Ohene is a British fashion brand that was created in 2008 by British born Ghanaian designer Abenaa Pokuaa. The brand specializes in African inspired fashion, more specifically, its Ghanaian heritage with a British twist. As a matter of fact,...
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women.
POQUA POQU bringing edge and simplicity [Africa Feature: Ghana]
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women. Perusing through her collections, one can see that this designer truly provides...
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Jessica Baah: Africa Feature Ghana "Pieces you didn’t even know you needed until you see them"
Jessica Baah: Africa Feature Ghana “Pieces you didn’t even know you needed until you see them”
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BAAH by Jessica Baah is an edgy woman's wear brand and fashion house with two labels. The Black Label, which is ready to wear, and the Gold which creates pieces for TV, music a film. Jessica Baah aims “to create...
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African Feature [Ghana]: Christie Brown – the culturally rich and opulent side of Africa
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We fell upon this talented designer, Christie Brown, a Ghanaian based luxury women's fashion brand aims to satisfy the stylish urge of "that modern woman who seeks a true taste of Africa". At Christie Brown, their aim is to infuse...
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Mangishi Doll
MANGISHI DOLL (MD): The Afro-Eclectic Print Queen
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Made in Zambia, Mangishi Doll (MD) is a contemporary, ready to wear line that embraces bold prints and vibrant styles. Founder and fashion designer, Kapasa Musonda, unique selling point is her ability to effortlessly fuse vibrant and authentic prints and...
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BÒGÒLANFINI: Mali Mud Cloth
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You know it. Your pinterest décor board loves it. It’s the Mali mud cloth. Aka Bògòlanfini. Aka the only time your mother will ever permit the presence of mud on your clothing. [Image: Earth Africa Curio]   Made by the...
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Editor’s Note – The Textile Series #tdsvoices
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Ladies and Gentlemen – welcome to the end of the year. I can’t believe that we will be saying Merry Christmas and Happy New Year let alone getting used to writing 2019 very soon. Until then though, we have 2...
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Kahaari
KAHAARI: Extending African Print To The Boardroom & Beyond
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Who says African print should be confined to special occasions? Certainly not Kahaari (ka-haa-ri). Originating from the Swahili word “Kifahari”, which means elegant, this Made in Kenya brand wants to make African prints and designs a staple in the casual...
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ABIOLA A. OLUSOLA: Effortless Contemporary Fashion Made In Nigeria
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Launched in 2017, Abiola A. Olusola is a contemporary womenswear brand made in Nigeria. Eponymously named after the owner and creative director, Abiola Adeniran-Olusola, the brand’s aesthetic philosophy is built on the belief that dressing should be effortless and chic....
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NALLAH B. SANGARÉ: The Multidimensional MUA Who Does It All
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Nallah B. Sangaré is like a book. One with an intriguing title engraved on an equally enchanting cover that somehow gives nothing away. Born in France to an Ivorian father and a Malian Mother, this Nairobi-based Makeup Artist (MUA) has...
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Hairspiration: The Salooni Project On Hair Perception And Acceptance
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Raise your hand if you’ve ever walked into a market place and a salon attendant has proclaimed that they can fix your hair. That there truly must be something wrong with your tresses and they are the ones to whip...
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