Gëlë

Gëlë
One of our favourite memories growing up was watching our mother get dressed for a party, she was and always will be our first and most important fashion icon and influencer. She is our first for many things, but most important for shaping our identities through different stages in our...

There's something about Bobo

There's something about Bobo
When we first came across this fashion fiend blog (www.thisfashionfiend.com), we knew there was something special about Bobo. Her style, flair, intelligence and swagger was just off the charts and we knew we had to collaborate with her. Our first collaboration (of many) is on our current collection What would...

What would Audrey wear?

What would Audrey wear?
Our new collection is the first drop of two called 'What would Audrey wear?' It is inspired by a fantasy play around Audrey Hepburn’s wardrobe. We became obsessed with Audrey after attending an exhibition in London featuring rare photos of her - it made us wonder what it would have...

Lagos - Market Day

Lagos - Market Day
When in Lagos do go to a market, it’s a surreal experience. Balogun, Mushin, Yaba, Oshodi…there is nothing quite like a market in Lagos. It’s hot and fast, quick and fun; everything is to the nth. Traffic is everywhere of people and cars, everyone is entitled to walk or drive...

Aida Muluneh: The World is 9

Aida Muluneh: The World is 9
The World is 9 is Ethiopian artist Aïda Muluneh’s first solo exhibition with the gallery David Krut Projects. The exhibition consists of a selection of images from a brand new series of photographic works in which Muluneh questions life, love, history, and whether we can live in this world with...

Style Muse: The many times I have loved Cicely Tyson

Style Muse: The many times I have loved Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson is a legend. I should end the article here but I cannot help but swoon over my style icon in her birthday month. She was the first woman to rock cornrows on television and she did so with such panache. Who can forget her natural hair cut before...

Megan Hess: Enchanted Illustrations

Megan Hess: Enchanted Illustrations
Commissioning our illustration got us thinking about other artists whose work we love. Then we stumbled upon this limited edition illustrations from Megan Hess and instantly fell in love! They are a bit on the pricey side for us but I really do have my eye on the Chanel Girls...

Miriam Dress Illustration

Miriam Dress Illustration
We are very much in love with our Miriam dress, so much so that we commissioned an illustration of the design from the artist Pommeacyd. Here's what we came up with

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect
I came across the photographer Joey L on Instagram and instantly fell in love with his work. My favourite of his series is on the Omo Valley people from Ethiopia. I love the intimacy of the shots as well as the personalities that shine through the lens. It does not seem...