Threads

Threads Around the Web spotlights small unique independent shops, designers and creative artisans who sell products related to Africa or Made in Africa. By nature of the smaller manufacturing process, some of these items might only be available in limited quantities or ‘made to order’. That said, we also mix & match the sets with stylish fashion items & make-up from the bigger players in the fashion world – to inspire you to with ideas to team together your look.

Peplum bodice for a stunning summer look

Brand Focus: Aya Morrison Aya Morrison fashion line is one of the pioneering fashion brands in Ghana. Catering for the modern women, looking for quality, colour and style, fitting a cross section of budgets. From day, evening to beachwear they have you covered. Want beach & swimwear – their Original & Signature …

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Hot heels with angular cut Ankara dress

Brand Focus: Gitas Portal Established in 2011, Gitas portal is a London based fashion brand specialising in ready to wear apparel and accessories. With their tag line of Be bold, WIN, Wear colour, Gitas portal creates pieces that will transition you from day wear to event wear. You can purchase …

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Threads Around The Web – ASOS Africa

With over 80,000 branded and specialist items available through its online store, ASOS is one of the busiest fashion hubs on the web today. Seven years ago it partnered with SOKO, a socially responsible clothing manufacturer from Kenya, to create ASOS Africa. Produced in Kenya’s Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary, SOKO provides employment to underprivileged communities, supports female …

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Spring/Summer trends for fashionistas and stylistas

Right now, London’s weather hardly inspires anyone to look beyond their winter wardrobe but – technically – Spring is here. It officially started on 1st March, but was marked by a combination of damp conditions and the weatherman warning that temperatures will dip close to zero next week. Forecasters are predicting …

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Threads Around The Web

Whatever your style or tradition at Christmas time, one thing is for certain: It is the perfect reason to invest in a new outfit, am I right ladies? For this set of recommendations, I’m joined by the extremely talented and stylish Yolanta. We’ve put together, three outfits for Africa Fashion’s new ‘Threads …

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