Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Rihanna rocks a Stella jean's dress to the White House



Rihanna- wearing an african print dress from stella jeanRihanna was spotted a few days ago while touring the White House wearing this beautiful panelled printed shirt from haitian designer Stella Jean. I have been a big fan of Stella Jean since she hits the scene a few years ago. You can check out her previous collections here. More pictures below

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Rihanna- wearing an african print dress from stella jean

Rihanna- wearing an african print dress from stella jean


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Thursday, September 4, 2014

African Fashion Online Boutique: KUWALA

 Kuwala, is an online boutique offering ready-to-wear, African-made clothing and accessories that fuse African fabrics, beading, and embroidery with popular Western styles. Originating from the Malawian language of Chichewa, the words “ku wala” mean “to shine,” while “ku vala” means “to wear.”Hence the slogan “ready to wear, ready to shine.”Their mission is to redefine African fashion by making everyday African fashion easily accessible to the North American market. At the heart of their business is the platform they've created for African designers and artisans to showcase and market their creations to the world. Through Kuwala, they aim to promote the African fashion and textile industry.

Designer Spotlight: Eloli



 African print clutches by Eloli on ciaafrique.com
 Eloli is a designer label of luxurious leather bags and accessories. Headed by 3 sisters, Dibo, Sume and Fese, Eloli highlights a sophisticated contemporary aesthetic with pieces that transition from day to night, and from boardroom chic to weekend casual.Their pieces are for the confident and adventurous. Check out more clutches below and their website here

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Designer Spotlight: Wear Zulu



According to the designer Jack Hickmott,Wear Zulu is a luxury menswear brand that specializes in luxury African-print boxer shorts. The brand just  launched in London earlier this month, and has been receiving significant international attention. Building on the huge popularity in African prints seen on catwalks around the world and recently at London Collections, Wear Zulu captures the vibrancy of African to provide the antithesis of traditional white briefs. Btw 10% of every pair sold goes to South African HIV/AIDS charities. You can check out more pictures below and also check out their website here

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ubuntou Clothing


I am really loving this new clothing line. They have some cute printed shirts and pants for both men and women. Check out their site here and more pictures below........

Sunday, July 13, 2014

SPOTTED: Beyonce in Africa print outfit by Demestiks New York




It's no secret that Beyonce loves wearing African print. I just love that she really does give a chance to the up and coming and indie designers. Demestiks New York is one of Ciaafrique fave designers. The work of Reuben Reuel designer of Demestiks has been featured on Ciaafrique several times and he was even nice enough to send me one of his designs. The pieces that Beyonce is wearing are both available here. Happy shopping!