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 !
Summer is here and we are ecstatic ! Look through our carefully curated, blue themed fashion pieces for a fresh take on Summer fashion . And there you have it ! Happy styling :). Visit Nopoku for contemporary African inspired clothing . By Sherita Continue reading Latest African Fashion – It’s a Blue Affair !
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
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
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
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 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
This elaborately embroidered tunic sends the right message! Headed to a wedding or a festive event? Just make this signature look yours. Casual is the new cool … or so I think :). Pop up the collar to make a statement or fold it; The choice is yours to make. Need I saymore? A male dashiki top with a contemporary twist. Just puurrfect, … Continue reading African Men’s Clothing
There is nothing like lyrics centred on cassava and love to get you moving…literally speaking ! Tekno – Pana Continue reading Music for Your Dancing Feet !
It’s that time of the year again and we are thrilled to help you in making a huge impression on your mom. Of course, mothers should be celebrated and acknowledged much more often than “once” in a year ! Let’s get started with our African inspired gifts. Continue reading 10 Best Mothers Day Gifts