The so called next night out may not happen early if you live in Europe or the United States, but this is not an excuse to miss the point about Ikalook! The ready-to-wear brand was launched in 2016 by Namissa Théra Sow, a young entrepreneur from Mali. First, the young woman was merely wearing garments made up with African fabrics from a traditional production. She began to … Continue reading Ikalook, the Malian touch for your next night out
If you are longing to get elegant and unique clothes, and if the working conditions of the people who conceive these clothes do matter to you, then you can take a look at this article. Peulh Vagabond is a ready to wear brand which was launched by Dyenaa Diaw, a Parisian entrepreneur of Senegalese origin. The particularity of the brand is its French African connection, … Continue reading Peulh Vagabond, the French African connection
Sandrine Adesanya kept her promise: ten years ago, the entrepreneur was yearning to create a clothing brand that would combine tradition with modernity, especially Senegalese tradition by means of kaftan, a mainstream item of clothing which has been worn in Senegal for ages. The complexity was to bring a little bit of modernity to a garment that has always been appreciated for its traditional aspect. … Continue reading Focus on Influence: oriental kaftans brightened up with a Senegalese touch
The brand we are going to explore inherited the love of art of both founders. Created in 2018 in Ivory Coast, the Simone & Elise brand takes its appellation from the first names of the two designers relatives, who were once managers and owners of ready-to-wear stores. They then set up their own business and decided to have a certain touch of art in it. … Continue reading Freeze frame on Simone & Elise, an Ivorian ready-to-wear brand devoted to art.
The perpetual hustle and bustle of the Senegalese capital city can nearly make you forget that Dakar has a lot to give you, especially regarding fashion. After having walked around the shore and got you a fresh bouye juice in one of the numerous restaurants along the corniche, you should take your time to observe what makes Dakar so special in the fashion environment. Brands … Continue reading Let us discover Bobo By Sag: when trend and fashion break into Dakar
If you are longing to know more about East Africa and if you are keen on fashion at the same time, Atelier Maïcha is perfect for you! This lifestyle brand aims at spreading the Swahili and East African culture worldwide thanks to genuine and unique items. Inspired by the culture of the Comoros, the brand benefits from a small range of products which guarantees its … Continue reading Crush on Atelier Maïcha, an initiation into the customs of the Comoros .
Created in 2005, Grace Wallace is a Luxury and Haute Couture brand that successfully built her own success in Togo . Specialized in women, men and Children pieces, it offers a wide range of diverse creations all of which have elegance in common. The Grace Wallace brand is modern, contemporary, and above all with an African touch… When did the shift started? When did you … Continue reading In conversation with Grâce Wallace
What is the signification of Salyel ? Salyel is my grandmother’s nickname, she was a proud, strong and, above all, very kind Fulani woman who, even though I knew her little, gave me a strong heritage and fundamental values. How was the brand born ? The Salyel brand was born from my fascination with tribal masks. Beyond their meticulously worked aesthetic , these masks are the link … Continue reading A conversation with Fatimata Ba from Salyel
As we all struggle to stay fit and fab, Gueras Fatim offers a white hot option that can’t be overlooked. Inspired by Serena Williams and ultra posh, these separates equip one for dominating the courts and streets. Comprising six pieces to be interchanged for a set, totally 90’s flashback and super chic. This collection is succinct and well planned with a number of tops and … Continue reading Staying Active Goes Uber Chic with Gueras Fatim
Poised, Proper and Pristine…A reminder of heritage, haute couture and harmony. Through a celebration of refined blackness and beauty, well-personified in draped Ivorian tailoring: Pelebe creates a fashion mirror to our inner queen. Designs constructed bring us closer to our roots, helping us prepare and reign for any fashion occasion. The collection adds striking contemporary designs such as peplum and slimming vertical prints allowing for … Continue reading Couture Ready to wear from Côte d’Ivoire