“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science”, that quote perfectly encapsulates my experience.
With faces and patterns emerging from prints and non-commercial fabrics, Marianne Fassler created something new and truly African.
Like we’re guessing you already know, this is our occasional roundup of awesome things we find while stalking everyone on the Internet.
Brother Vellies was founded to introduce the world to Handmade African Footwear. With sustainability at the forefront of the designer’s mind, she and the artisans working with her use repurposed and recycled materials to make footwear that are built to last many, many years.
What’s exciting is that Orange Culture highlights the things we care about, like art and ethical handmade products.
Replete with the influence of autumn, this collection is about movement, direction, journey, travel and transition, which Lisa makes very evident in every piece, as you’ll see.
A year after he and a team of three others emerge as winners of the first edition of Fayrouz L’Original competition, we catch up with Nathan and ask all the burning questions.
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Everything looks better in black and white.” If you haven’t then yes, it actually is a thing (thank me later). Have you ever found yourself converting a photo you want to…
We all remember posing for countless pictures and excitedly waiting after our parents sent in a roll of film or two to be developed. Film photography is slowly making a comeback, proving its timelessness. A few…
When you’ve been to literally every gallery across the city of Lagos, the recently launched Studio by Modé Aderinokun would serve as a pleasant surprise since she treads on a different path to give us something we didn’t even realize was missing. A space that connects us to tradition as well as art.
Here are the six African jewelry brands sampling traditional techniques and applying them to create handmade wearable products.
For Eniola Claire (popularly know as Claire Idera), the dream was to be a model, artist and business woman. Eventually, as a fashion savvy lover of art, she found her feet in the middle, illustrating her interpretations of fashion.
Our occasional Friday collection of awesome things we find while stalking everyone on the internet.
When a fashion editor bagging over eight years of industry experience with big names like Essence and Vogue gracing her résumé, starts craving philanthropy and seeks to go deeper than the surface of what style is, you can bet it makes for an interesting plot.
Trade not Aid is a movement that has been in motion for a long time with the aim to dispel the misconception that Africa needs help rather than investments. The Ethical Fashion Initiative (EFI) stands as a giant…