The Evolution of African Fashion – Midi Skirts

For sometime now, I have observed that each time I come across African inspired apparel, ┬ámy 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

The Ahanta ethnic 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 of the month … Continue reading Traditional African Naming Ceremony – Ahanta

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” ! ┬áSome 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