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Tanzanian Khanga

Photo courtesy: Fanny Scherzte — Wikimedia Commons

Khanga sounds like a children’s version of cricket played in Australia, kanga cricket, but I’m referring to fabric. 92 more words


Fashion: House of Jabari.

Pamela Bosibori

It is a pleasure to interview renowned designer  Makena Anampiu of House of Jabari designs.

Here is the interview.
Pamela: Tell us about yourself… 268 more words


Mouth Watering Maharagwe

While living in Dar es Salaam, I was invited to a Hindu friend’s house who ran a kitenge duka on Independence Avenue at that time. At lunch, I devoured a kidney bean curry like a taste bud smorgasbord. 57 more words


Custom Fitted

Sometimes, Westerners traveling to Africa forget that you can actually buy things here. I know I did when I first left for Peace Corps—thinking I needed to come with a two year supply of everything. 1,302 more words


Bow Tie Thursday with @angeloigitegocollection

Many of us aren’t too socially conscious when it comes to purchasing our clothing, especially those of us in the west. There are no questions or concerns about who made it, how it was made, or what kind of conditions it was created in. 123 more words


Trendy kitenge dresses and designs

Kitenge short dress also known as a frock or gown is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice or matching bodice giving the effect of one-piece garment. 78 more words