Unleashing The Authentic You Through Fashion !

Most of the time, some of us experience the “herd syndrome” . So focused are we on following specific trends that they end up becoming our holy grail. As such, we put in a great amount of energy trying to imitate these looks  regardless of whether they fit our body type. We don’t even pause to find out if the type of clothing chosen works … Continue reading Unleashing The Authentic You Through Fashion !

Kundum Festival of the Ahantas

Kundum, a harvest and religious festival, is celebrated by the Ahantas of  Ghana. People of the Ahanta tribe reside in the western region of Ghana. It is believed that the Kundum festival was first celebrated in the 16th century through the initiative of  Akpoley, a rather adventurous farmer. Legend has it that one day, Akpoley decided to go hunting for food. Akpoley loved the forest … Continue reading Kundum Festival of the Ahantas

Enthralling Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Expressing your appreciation to the man who raised you and contributed to who you are today, should not be a Machiavellian feat. Granted, most men are simple beings. Their simplistic nature can also make it challenging to find a gift that is simultaneously thoughtful and useful. Bearing this fact in mind, we have decided to offer some support during this “trying” moment of your life … Continue reading Enthralling Fathers Day Gift Ideas

The Evolution of African Fashion – Midi Skirts

For sometime now, I have observed that each time I come across African inspired apparel,  my mind starts pondering. It ponders about the decisions that traditional African women took into account when having their clothing made in the not too distant past. In the past, Traditional West-African Queen mothers often wore exquisitely hand-woven cloth. These cloths were skillfully tied in a fashionable and secure manner. … Continue reading The Evolution of African Fashion – Midi Skirts

Traditional African Naming Ceremony – Ahanta Tribe

The Ahanta tribal group is located in the Western Region of Ghana . An agrarian group, they speak Ahanta and Fanti ( components of the Akan linguistic group).  The birth of a child is a significant rite of passage among the Ahantas and is marked by the celebration of a naming ceremony. Usually, the naming ceremony is performed on the 8th day after the birth … Continue reading Traditional African Naming Ceremony – Ahanta Tribe

African Trends and Styles Making Waves

African fashion keeps evolving; a fact that makes the industry exciting, refreshing and exhilarating. As far as prints go, we have taken it upon ourselves to keep up with the “times” !  Some of the trends that have captured our attention are highlighted below:   An alluring, off-the-shoulder, hi-lo top seems to be trending .   Classy and comfortable with an exciting twist!   Coat … Continue reading African Trends and Styles Making Waves