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Where The Wild Things Are | Brother Vellies

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.

Weekend Mashup No. 04

Our occasional Friday collection of awesome things we find while stalking everyone on the Internet. Mashed Up while dreaming of summer vacation. Morocco? Zanzibar? Greece? Still deciding. First of all, your pictorial guide to the vocabulary…

The Simplistic Beauty Of Bush Princess

Bush princess is the kind of name you’d give an African short story, a Nollywood movie, anything but an awesome artisan-crafted handbag brand. Well, we’ve learned never to judge a brand by its name. Influenced by…

“South”, Henriette Botha A/W 15

Insta-patrolling has become an addictive hobby. It’s one of the ways we find the amazing things we share. Last wednesday, we caught a sneak peek of Henriette Botha’s Autumn/Winter ’15 campaign on Elle Magazine SA’s Instagram page and have…

Hats Of The Moment | Simon and Mary

Last year, we were plunged into a sorority of hat lovers and solemnly pledged to incorporate them –as conspicuous as they come– into our wardrobes and style. Now, if you’ve ever asked a hat wearer in Lagos, “Where…

Designer Brands I Love | Republic of Foreigner

Republic of foreigner is way more than just a brand, it’s my definition of comfort, simplicity, good taste, eclecticism and things I want to find in my wardrobe. It exudes this mutual love of  art, and design,…

Lalesso x Pichulik Bag Range

Birthing a range of duffels, fold over clutches and purses, this collaboration began when Lalesso invited Pichulik to create neck pieces for their much anticipated spring summer 2013 Collection.