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Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Mother’s day is one of those rare days that we think should be a public holiday. Who do we see about that? What are you doing for your mom this mother’s day? It’s got to be more than just flowers mate. Here are our top three;

The Gift of Time; If like us you can hardly get time in the day for yourself, much less mom, now is the time to make the time. We grow up, move out, start life on our own, and soon enough you have to schedule in time to see mom over one Sunday a month....


The Nina Dress

The Nina Dress

In this same vein as Nina Simone, we sought to capture her sway with our Nina Dress, a signature piece in our collection from season to season.

Fierce and fabulous. Pockets for functionality, fit in and around every curve of your beautiful bodies, a mix of African prints that marries our cultures and stories; cowries and George print, silk polka dots with Ankara, a marriage between regions and an acknowledgement to where we come from.


Dear Nina...

Dear Nina...

Dear Nina…
We discovered you late on in our twenties, your unapologetic nature of being- strong, fierce, Black, and beautiful.
Your put power to words in a way never done before, it sends a tingle through our ears, and put to music, the lyrics move us right down to our soul reaching further deep within, to the earth beneath the soles of our feet.
It was easy to fall in love with and be in awe of...


Style Muse: 5 reasons why Iris Apfel is forever our style bae

Style Muse: 5 reasons why Iris Apfel is forever our style bae

Iris Apfel has been my fashion inspiration for as long as I can remember. She invokes the spirit of a woman that has decided to do things the unconventional way and seems to enjoy herself in everything she does.
She is made of the same ilk as the likes of Peggy Guggenheim and its no wonder that two of my favourite documentaries feature both women.
From running the textile firm Old World Weavers with her husband to completing several White House restoration projects for numerous presidents,...


Malick Sidibe Exhibition - London

Malick Sidibe Exhibition - London

 

There is a moment in photography, a small window, that the photographer must tell the story. It’s fleeting, you blink and miss it, and just like that the story falls flat. Photography is story telling in imagery and Malick Sidibe tells a story of a generation past in his pictures that remain pertinent in the present. He captures pivotal moments with such effortlessness it strikes you as the most beautiful moment in people’s lives. Who knew what was going on in the periphery? It started in the late 60s in Mali, your guess is as good as...