Creating a network of black entrepreneurs, one doek at a time

A head wrap or a doek, might seem like a simple accessory but it has significant meaning in many cultures. A headwrap can sometimes be an accessory to express modesty, a replacement of a hat, and other times, it can be an expression of melanin slayage. For me personally, it is a combination of all... Continue Reading →

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African print gym wear!

While browsing on Instagram I stumbled across African print gym tights. This was a big moment. African print fabric, sometimes calledย Ankara,ย has been made into dresses, furniture, and even socks. Now we see African print on gym attire. This is particularly important, here's why. Context The practice of health and fitness have been made a White... Continue Reading →

SAFW Runway Review

Yet another South African Fashion Week (SAFW) has come and gone. With the popularity of African prints in recent years, we have seen more creative use of African-inspired garments of the SAFW runways. More than that, the SAFW designers have certainly increased the quality of their designs since its inception in 2001. Here's a list... Continue Reading →

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