Thursday 9th of April 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

Kenyan fashion designer hands out masks to protect vulnerable communities from Coronavirus in Kibera

Kenyan fashion designer hands out masks to protect vulnerable communities from Coronavirus in Kibera

Fashion designer David Ochieng has made 1,800 face masks in the week since the first case of coronavirus was announced in Kenya. However, the effectiveness of masks in preventing the spread of coronavirus has been debated and Ochieng is quick to say that they do not fully protect people from the virus. Alongside making the masks, he distributes them, educating people in the community on how to fully protect themselves from the virus as he does so.

Read More
Danayi Madondo Founder and Creative Director of Haus Of Stone

Danayi Madondo Founder and Creative Director of Haus Of Stone

Danayi has been nominated for ‘Best Emerging Designer’ Award and ‘Entrepreneurs’ Award at the Zimbabwe International Women's Awards in 2015 and 2018 respectively. 2019 has been a successful year for Danayi & Haus Of Stone

Read More
Sunny Dolat World Reknown Designer From Kenya

Sunny Dolat World Reknown Designer From Kenya

Nairobi-based Dolat, who is a co-founder of Kenyan multidisciplinary squad, The Nest Collective, decided to use his recent commission to curate and perform at the N’gola Biennale to explore a more inclusive representation of African fashion.

Read More
Fiu Negru

Fiu Negru

Fiu Negru is an Angolan clothing line founded in 2013 by Mariângela Almeida and specializing in women’s ready-to-wear products. The brand aims to remain innovative without disrupting the practices and traditional of Angolan craftsmanship. The preservation of the designer’s African heritage lies at the heart of the brand, and even the name Fiu Negru is […]

Read More
Ngiri Giri

Ngiri Giri

Suzanna Haller started the Ngiri Giri workshop back in 2007. Her focus was to bring about a style using the local material called Khanga, which is widely worn by the local African ladies. With its bright vibrant colour and traditional print the material stands out and gives each and every bag a unique look. The […]

Read More