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Best look: Kitenge short and bomber jacket

well    well   well

over sized shorts have never looked this good, i have never seen but the fashionista is                                                                rocking it in them

she proves to us prints were made to be mixed… 25 more words


summer time! lets embrace the African in us

As a child growing up in the U.K I remember always wanting to fit into the so called “British culture”. This meant furthering myself from my roots and my inner “affness”. 195 more words

Denim * Ankara

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” — Bill Cunningham
Hallo loves, am back! Trying to work out a posting schedule since am about to start my exams but it’s proving to be quite the task. 114 more words

Personal Style

What the Watteau?! (Part 2)

A couple of posts ago I wrote about my descent down an internet research rabbit-hole on “watteau-back” dresses – a design feature that first emerged way back in the 1700s and was notably reincarnated in the 1950/60s. 802 more words

Sewing - Clothes

Katanu Kay

#Dreamland (Not for sale at the moment)

A post shared by Katanu Kay (@mellow_bones) on Jul 28, 2016 at 9:34am PDT

I love art.  It doesn’t matter what form it’s in; music, fine art, dance, whatever.

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Kitenge designs that every Nairobian chick should have  in her wodrobe 

Every lady desires to have a wardrobe choice that reflects her style. This is because fashion is the most direct way to make your presence known without uttering a word. 567 more words


Meet 19-year-old Kanatu Kay: The Kenyan student using African fabric to create stunning works of art

MEET KATANU Kay, the 19-year-old Kenyan student shaking up the art world with her stunning paintings.

Katanu’s unique pieces beautifully incorporates Kitenge/Chitenge (African textiles/fabric) and have granted her entry into various art exhibitions in Nairobi, such as The dusitD2 Nairobi Art Gallery and the Nairobi Art Buyers Weekend. 35 more words

The Young Empire