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AAKS

Ghana

AAKS

AAKS was founded by Ghanaian designer Akosua Afriyie-Kumi with the intention of introducing the traditional weaving techniques she remembers from childhood to an international audience. Each piece is crafted into contemporary silhouettes with locally sourced raffia—the exuberant colors capturing the spirited essence of the brand.

Adele Dejak

Kenya

Adele Dejak Sustainable Sustainable

Born in Nigeria and now based in Nairobi, Adele Dejak’s namesake jewelry brand draws inspiration from a variety of African and European cultural influences. Each piece is expertly handcrafted out of recycled materials, with her statement-making aesthetic extending to daring neckpieces and elegant earrings with sculptural silhouettes.

Ami Doshi Shah

Kenya

Ami Doshi Shah Sustainable Sustainable

Kenya’s natural beauty is an enduring source of inspiration for designer Ami Doshi Shah. Trained as a jeweler and silversmith in the U.K., she was drawn back to her native country and launched her namesake label twelve years after graduating. Her pieces can be characterized by their unexpected, sculptural designs and spellbinding natural materials consisting of local metals and minerals

Andrea Iyamah

Nigeria

Andrea Iyamah

Nigerian swim and ready-to-wear designer Dumebi Iyamah created Andrea Iyamah to pay tribute to the native designs of her home country and other African nations. A celebrity favorite, her resortwear oozes versatility and can be worn straight from the beach to the street. Stand-out features include vibrant digital prints, and unique cut-out silhouettes.


Asantii

Rwanda

Asantii Sustainable Sustainable

Contemporary classics expertly crafted by local artisans—Rwandan brand Asantii builds upon Africa’s wealth of cultural and creative heritage, breathing new life into time-honored traditions. Founded by Maryse Mbonyumutwa, Asantii’s team of designers spans 12 African countries and is supported by London-based industry experts in a unique and highly collaborative process. From timeless tailoring to denim, Asantii puts versatility first with streamlined, effortless staples that promise to slot seamlessly into any closet and last for seasons to come.

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Babayo

Nigeria

Babayo

Designer Aisha Babayo Shehu is a master of dichotomy. Trained as an economist, she launched her label in Lagos as way of combining her aptitudes for creativity and business. Collections embroider authentic cultural narratives onto modern designs at the intersection of style and comfort. Various takes on shirt dressing, from crop tops to kaftans, offset easy silhouettes with intricate detailing like hand embroidery by locally-employed artisans.

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Christie Brown

Ghana

Christie Brown Sustainable Sustainable

Ghanaian designer Aisha Ayensu credits her seamstress grandmother as the inspiration behind her label, Christie Brown. Also inspired by traditional West African prints and textiles, Ayensu’s ready-to-wear offering is as timeless as it is modern. 

Cynthia Abila

Nigeria

Cynthia Abila Sustainable Sustainable

Designer Cynthia Otiyo-Abila’s clothing is created, from concept to construction, in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. She channels her passion for storytelling into the Cynthia Abila label, interpreting traditional subject matter for a modern audience. Collection narratives are rendered as standout takes on wardrobe classics like suiting and shirt dresses for the contemporary woman, produced by a predominately female team of artisans in handwoven silks and cottons.    

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Diarrablu

Senegal

Diarrablu Sustainable Sustainable

Founded in 2013 by Senegalese designer Diarra Bousso, Diarrablu is a sustainable resort-wear brand brought to life by a fascination for her country’s traditional craftsmanship, and math algorithms. The designers’ own background in finance served as an inspiration for the label’s striking geometric prints. Each collection personifies wanderlust with a glorious offering of swim pieces, convertible jumpsuits and kimonos.

Doreen Mashika

Tanzania

Doreen Mashika Sustainable Sustainable

Zanzibar-based Doreen Mashika creates breezy, island-appropriate silhouettes inspired by the colors and textiles of her Tanzanian heritage. East African Kanga prints feature prolifically in Mashika’s designs, and most of her elegant pieces are crafted from light fabrics; this is artful resort-wear fit for your jet-setting lifestyle.

Dye Lab

Nigeria

Dye Lab Sustainable Sustainable

Founded in 2021 by Rukky Ladoja, Nigerian label Dye Lab celebrates the traditional dyeing methods indigenous to the Yoruba people, showcasing the beauty of Adire and Aso Oke materials, as well as lively Batik prints. Every collection is produced in small batches from locally-sourced materials, carefully cut to ensure minimum waste. From kaftans to kimonos: Dye Lab’s streamlined, effortless silhouettes promise to slot seamlessly into every wardrobe.

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Emmy Kasbit

Nigeria

Emmy Kasbit Sustainable Sustainable

Founded in Nigeria by Emmanuel Okoro, Emmy Kasbit was born out of a passion to dress the unconventional man and woman with fierce sartorial instincts. Strong, architectural silhouettes are featured throughout each collection, with fabrics made by local Nigerian artisans using traditional West African weaving techniques. The result is a fantastic juxtaposition of bold lines, and vibrant colors and textures.

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Fruché

Nigeria

Fruché Sustainable Sustainable

Years before Nigerian designer Frank Aghuno launched his ready-to-wear line Fruché, he’d take his mother’s Ankara head scarves and practice sewing them into revealing outfits. Today, each collection is designed for Aghuno’s modern woman; his work features elegant silhouettes crafted from sumptuous Nigerian fabrics, designed to challenge societal notions of how Nigerian women are expected to dress.

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Gozel Green

Nigeria

Gozel Green Sustainable Sustainable

Nigerian twin sisters Sylvia Enekwe-Ojei and Olivia Enekwe-Okoji channel an inherited passion for artistry into their label, Gozel Green. Design codes leverage deconstruction, color blocking, linearity and asymmetry to create unexpectedly elegant silhouettes for the statement dresser. The twins see fashion as a tool for self expression, consciously creating modern pieces that empower the wearer to explore and celebrate various facets of her personality.

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IAMISIGO

Nigeria

IAMISIGO Sustainable Sustainable

Based between Lagos, Nairobi and Accra, IAMISIGO is a womenswear brand from designer Bubu Ogisi, dedicated to preserving the ancestral textile techniques of her heritage. The designer works with small artisanal communities across the continent and shines a spotlight on their age-old techniques. The result is collections of carefully considered wearable art pieces, each captivating in their respective designs.

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Jiamini

Kenya

Jiamini Sustainable Sustainable

Founded by Jennifer Mulli in 2016, Jiamini is a Kenya-based fashion and accessories label made for women by women. Each piece is artisanally crafted out of precious and repurposed materials, their statement-making aesthetic explored through elaborate beaded collars, sculptural takes on earrings and arm cuffs, and woven basket bags.

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Katush

Kenya

Katush

Founded in 2014 by Katungulu Mwendwa, Katush is a sustainable Kenyan label defined by its modern, trans-seasonal designs driven by textures and craftsmanship. Experimenting with various techniques and innovative fabrics, Mwendwa draws from her heritage to create contemporary collections of elegant kaftans, printed wrap jackets, and everyday, layerable separates.
Kente Gentlemen

Côte d'Ivoire

Kente Gentlemen

Founded by Aristide Loua in 2017, Kente Gentlemen’s accessible collections of contemporary separates are meticulously crafted by hand-weavers, artisans, and vendors based in the Ivorian cities of Yamoussoukro and Korhogo. Named for the iconic Ghanaian textile Kente that originates in the West African country’s Ashanti Kingdom, the brand’s polished menswear-inspired pieces offer a playful take on tailoring and suits, honoring West African weaving heritage with a focus on indigenous textiles.
Khokho Collection

Eswatini

Khokho Collection Sustainable Sustainable

Khokho in siSwati means "grandmother;" a reference to the brand's entirely women-led team and its matriarchal influences. The accessories label—which operates out of Eswatini (formerly known in English as Swaziland)—seeks to preserve and elevate traditional Swati weaving techniques, while empowering the community by providing income and learning opportunities. Basket-style bags are crafted from locally sourced natural fibers, found in the country's indigenous vegetation, and finished with luxury details—from ethically sourced and hand-carved cow-horn tags, to luxury brass hardware which is expertly crafted in Italy. 

KikoRomeo

Kenya

KikoRomeo Sustainable Sustainable

KikoRomeo has been igniting the Kenyan fashion scene since 1996. Led by Iona McCreath, the label offers sustainable, contemporary designs crafted by local artisans using traditional hand-dyeing techniques. At the heart of the brand is a nod to Kenyan culture, which can be noted in the brand’s quirky details that pay tribute to the country’s art and music scene.

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LaurenceAirline

Côte d'Ivoire

LaurenceAirline Sustainable Sustainable

Laurence Chauvin-Buthaud designs by the motto ‘Wear your values’, shining the spotlight on craft, ecology, and cultural diversity. You can count on the Ivorian brand for carefully selected fabrics, hand-painted prints, and expert tailoring—a celebration of local tradition and fashion’s global creative spirit. Adapting artisanal know-how to contemporary trends, the result is a vibrant edit of timeless silhouettes infused with a youthful street-style edge.

Lisa Folawiyo

Nigeria

Lisa Folawiyo Sustainable Sustainable

Nigerian designer Lisa Folawiyo’s intricate, embellished designs have extended far beyond her home country—pieces from her eponymous label have appeared on the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Thandie Newton and Solange Knowles, as well as on the pages of some of the world’s leading publications. The designer pays homage to her love of Ankara textiles in her pieces, crafted by a team of expert local artisans who take on average up to 240 hours creating a single hand-embellished piece.

Loza Maléombho

Côte d'Ivoire

Loza Maléombho Sustainable Sustainable

Established in New York City in 2009, Loza Maléombho’s self-titled brand soon made its way to the Côte d’Ivoire, a country in which the designer spent much of her childhood. Her pieces are crafted by local Ivorian artisans and feature bold decorative details—an ode to the synergies between Ivorian tribal aesthetics and New York City’s urban style.

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Maliko

Nigeria

Maliko Sustainable Sustainable

Autodidact designer Ebuka Omaliko’s bespoke accessories label, Maliko, champions the value of the artists’ touch. Whether crocheted, embroidered, carved or painted, his thoroughly modern rotation of sandals, slides and bags feature mindfully executed artisanal techniques with a contemporary sensibility. Drawing inspiration from his interactions with the diverse people of Lagos, Nigeria, the designer distills the city’s kinetic energy into purist pieces with global appeal.
Margaux Wong

Burundi

Margaux Wong Sustainable Sustainable

Founded by Guyana-born Margaux Rusita, Margaux Wong is a Burundi-based jewelry brand that brings low-waste values and precious East African materials together to create collections of distinctive, wearable art. Crafted from cow horn, brass, and other sustainable materials using traditional East African crafting techniques, each unique, hand polished Margaux Wong piece serves as an ode to the natural beauty of Guyana and Burundi, as well as to the opulent traditional styles worn by their indigenous communities.

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NKWO

Nigeria

NKWO Sustainable Sustainable

Sustainable brand NKWO relaunched in 2012 in Nigeria, with a focus on the preservation of traditional craft while curbing the damaging effects of textile waste. Each ready-to-wear piece is crafted using traditional West African weaving, beading, hand-dyeing and embroidery. The designer created her own fabric—using a modern strip weaving technique—dubbed “Dakala.” This hand-loomed upcycled fabric has a distinctively rich feel and is featured in each collection.

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Ohiri

Côte d'Ivoire

Ohiri

Led by creative director Akébéhi Kpolo, Ivorian jewelry brand Ohiri creates conceptual pieces that serve as both sartorial adornments and artistic statements. Their approach is to understand the symbolism of ornamentation in certain ancient African cultures and to reinterpret it through different mediums, making free and abstract designs that are wholly unique and thoughtfully sustainable.

 

 

Olooh

Côte d'Ivoire

OLOOH

Founded by Kader Diaby, Olooh is a Côte d'Ivoire-based ready-to-wear brand that promotes Ivorian tradition and modernity through innovative, well-constructed, and timeless menswear-inspired collections. Influenced by Diaby's Ivorian culture and the vibrant energy of the city of Abidjan, Olooh's pieces are a sartorial interpretation of his country's rich untold stories.
Onalaja

Nigeria

Onalaja Sustainable Sustainable

Onalaja fuses traditional Nigerian heritage with couture-worthy craftsmanship and a touch of typical European elegance. Founded by Kanyinsola Onalaja, who studied fashion design in London and Rome, the brand’s unique combination of size inclusivity and bold, maximalist aesthetic seeks to empower women and capture the zeitgeist. Kaleidoscopic colors and intricate embellishments are recurring themes in the label’s collections—an homage to self-expression and creative freedom without limits.
Orange Culture

Nigeria

Orange Culture Sustainable Sustainable

Launched in 2011, Lagos-based men’s and womenswear label Orange Culture creates silhouettes with unexpected twists and employs artisanal techniques, native to the Yoruba community, into his textiles. A former LVMH Prize and Woolmark Prize semi-finalist, his daring and gender non-conforming approach to design has built him a global cult following.

Osei-Duro

Ghana

Osei-Duro Sustainable Sustainable

At once timeless, modern, and dashingly cosmopolitan, Osei-Duro reimagines traditional Ghanaian craftsmanship through the contemporary lens of its co-founders, Molly Keogh and Maryanne Mathias. From the mesmerizing Batik motifs to beautifully handmade details, the brand showcases heritage shapes, materials, and techniques, working with small-scale local artisans and manufacturers—sustainability embedded into its mission. Vibrant prints and joyful hues saturate the label's collections, filled with effortless cuts that will stand the test of time.

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Patrick Mavros

Zimbabwe

Patrick Mavros Sustainable Sustainable

Inspired by Zimbabwe’s extraordinary wildlife, each piece from Patrick Mavros is hand-crafted with sterling silver and 18-karat gold, intended to be a timeless heirloom that will be handed down between future generations.

Pichulik

South Africa

Pichulik Sustainable Sustainable

Pichulik is an ethical jewelry brand based in Cape Town, South Africa. Rooted in its African heritage and inspired by ancient traditions and cultures around the world, the label seeks to empower women and impart sacred feminine wisdom with its bold designs. Rope is used as the principal medium throughout the labels’ collection of earrings, bracelets and necklaces, reimagined as a symbol of liberation and freedom of self. 

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Sidai Designs

Tanzania

Sidai Designs Sustainable Sustainable

Sidai Designs is deeply rooted in Maasai culture. Since 2011, designers Eszter Rabin and Rebecca Olivia Moore have been collaborating with female Maasai artisans to create contemporary designs made from traditional beading techniques belonging to their community. The result is wearable art piecesstriking adornments that have captured the attention of major stores across the globe.

Studio 189

Ghana

Studio 189 Sustainable Sustainable

Launched in 2013 by friends and co-founders Abrima Erwiah and Rosario Dawson, Studio 189 focuses on creating one-of-a-kind pieces that harness traditional African textiles with fashion-forward silhouettes. Every piece is made in Ghana, using traditional dyeing techniques such as hand-batiking and indigo. The result is a collection of versatile, city-appropriate garments that celebrates the remarkable craftsmanship of the African diaspora.

Symbols of Authority

Nigeria

Symbols of Authority Sustainable Sustainable

Established in 2021 by Nigerian entrepreneur Isoken Ogiemwonyi, Symbols of Authority makes opulent and irreverent jewelry, rooted in sustainability. The creations primarily feature iconography from traditional Bini art and symbols of African royalty.

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Taibo Bacar

Mozambique

Taibo Bacar Sustainable Sustainable

Founded in 2008 by Mozambican design duo Taibo Bacar and Tatiana Ismael, the eponymous label offers a range of luxurious pieces in lively prints, cut to ultra-feminine silhouettes. Each piece is inspired by African nobility and royaltya tribute to the strength of African heritage.

THIS IS US™

Nigeria

THIS IS US™

Founded in 2016 by Oroma Cookey-Gam and Osione Itegboje, THIS IS US™ was born out of a desire to rediscover local materials, heritage crafts, and design codes and to transform them into cool, functional fashion and lifestyle objects. Based in Nigeria, the homegrown brand uses locally grown cotton, known as Funtua, and natural indigo dyes from the centuries-old Kano dye pits, to create their unisex lineup of elevated everyday pieces. The label’s unique aesthetic fuses heritage craft with a distinctive, alternative edge: think reworked proportions, cropped cuts, and bold color-blocking.

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UNI FORM

South Africa

UNI FORM

Founded by designer Luke Radloff, UNI FORM is a Johannesburg-based South African fashion brand rooted in ideas of quality and sustainability. Defined by relaxed fits, soft tailoring, clean lines, and a muted color palette, the brand’s timeless aesthetic is expressed through collections of elevated classics rendered in ultra-contemporary silhouettes.

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Viviers

South Africa

Viviers

Founded in 2019 by designer Lezanne Viviers, South African label Viviers offers handcrafted concept pieces that eschew the latest trends in favor of unique, considered, and sustainable styles. Created from Viviers’ Johannesburg-based Lotus House atelier that also doubles as a concept store, the studio’s garments present a unique marriage of femininity and androgyny.

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YEBA

Benin

YEBA Sustainable Sustainable

Sketchbook at the ready, Benin-born Belgium-based designer Yeba Olayé pivoted from an eleven-year career in finance to pursue her creative vision: an aspirational, finely crafted leather accessories label. Yeba bags distill Beninese culture and traditions into elevated, easy-wearing designs that offset soft curves with sharp geometrics. Olayé works consciously and sustainably, producing limited quantities to reduce waste, and investing a percentage of profits from each bag sold into Benin’s education sector.

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Zashadu

Nigeria

Zashadu

Founded in 2010 by Zainab Ashadu—Lagos-based interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses curatorship, architecture, acting, and fashion styling—Zashadu brings a global perspective to Nigerian tradition and heritage. Conscious in values and eclectic in aesthetics, the brand’s collections explore the tension between quiet luxury and playful glamour, resulting in sustainably minded, locally crafted pieces made to last you for seasons to come.

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