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  • Kadealo, African Fashion

African fashion inspiration for your wardrobe

By |2020-10-25T20:24:52+00:00July 25th, 2020|

With summer just around the corner and spring well and truly underway, one thing that many men and women will be looking to freshen up is inevitably their wardrobes. Spring and summer wardrobes always lend themselves to being more brightly coloured and fun, and adding a hint of African style and patterning can be just what the stylist ordered. With so many fun, exciting trends in African fashion these days as well, it's easy to see why so many people continue to look to the continent for some fantastic, bold and bright additions to any wardrobe for any reason. Here are some trends to [...]

  • Kadealo, African Designers

Top African wedding dress designers

By |2020-10-25T20:39:02+00:00July 25th, 2020|

If you're getting married sometime soon and you're looking to wear a dress that is a bit different from the every day dresses available at your local bridal shop, then look no further than this list of the top ten designers of beautiful African designed wedding dresses that are available online or in various shops depending on your location. With so many beautiful, one of a kind designs, it's easy to see why African designers continue to be popular with people around the world. Courtesy of Joi-Marie McKenzie/abcnews.go.com African Designers: Amsale Aberra – Ethiopia This Ethiopian-American designer spotted a [...]

  • Kadealo, African Art

Why you should invest in African art

By |2020-06-20T15:47:34+00:00June 12th, 2020|

So, you may have friends who come back from holidays across the globe showing off the art they bought back, and maybe they even have tried to convince you that it's not only a nice holiday memoir but also a potential investment. Asian art, European art, even Latin American. But what you should be investing in right now – despite it being so often overlooked - is undoubtedly African Art. The steady increase in African Art exhibitions, such as the inclusion of the African Art Fair in the New York Frieze art week in the United States – proves that art connoisseurs and investors are [...]

  • Kadealo, African Fashion Designers

Top African fashion designers blazing catworks

By |2020-06-05T08:24:18+00:00June 1st, 2020|

With African style becoming more and more sought after, there is a plethora of new, up-and-coming designers making waves in the African fashion scene. It seems these days there are new African fashion designers popping up all over the continent, with some really exciting, bold fashion statements coming out of places like Cameroon, Senegal, and Nigeria, to name but a few. With such a mix of designers and fashions coming out of Africa, all with their own individual take on old favourites, there is something for everyone throughout this budding fashion scene, regardless of budget or taste. Here we break it down into the [...]

  • Kadealo, African Jewelry Designers

Need some Bling? Check out these African jewelry designers

By |2020-06-04T21:01:47+00:00June 1st, 2020|

African jewelry designers use their passion to create absolutely amazing masterpieces as they focus on their craftsmanship and their eye for explicit design and details. Many of these jewelers’ designs are so unique that they are being recognized nationally for not only their designs but the brilliance in their creations. Most other designers would not dream of combining certain elements together in order to create a specific piece of jewelry. Many African jewelry designers want to continue to explore their craft and make even more unique and different pieces of jewelry that focus on the history and culture of Africa and the people.   [...]

  • Kadealo, African Interior Designers

10 African interior designers to spice up your living room

By |2020-06-01T16:32:55+00:00May 25th, 2020|

Africa is a vast continent sprawling from Egypt to South Africa. Although each country has its own unique style, interior designs will often incorporate Earth tones combined with vibrant splashes of colour. African interior designers often draw their inspiration from nature, by using a mix of motifs and textures that project calmness and bring out a feeling of nature. African décor such as sculptures, tribal art, masks, or animal rugs add an element of exotic sophistication. Creating the perfect balance and harmony requires an understanding of African lifestyle, culture and an innate ability to draw the warmth out of a home. Here are some [...]

  • Kadealo, African Interior Design

African interior design idea for your home

By |2020-06-01T16:19:14+00:00May 25th, 2020|

African style is not only sought after, but is also always highly enjoyed, wherever it's encountered. Aside from the bright colours in clothing, accessories, and fabrics another perhaps less-mentioned way to bring a bit of Africa home is through African interior design. Designing your home with a few bits of African flair can really light up a room, bringing colour and brightness to almost any space. There are also a number of ways to introduce a bit of Africa into your home – through the use of framed photos or paintings, masks, or even just colour schemes and the odd item made with natural [...]

  • Kadealo, African Designers

Made in Africa: Exciting African Designers

By |2020-05-31T20:41:32+00:00May 25th, 2020|

Made in Africa, is definitely the next biggest fashion trend. African designers are lighting up runways all over the world with bold, colourful, fabulous flowing pieces with beautiful craftsmanship and elegant design that draws on the continent's rich history and culture. The fashion conscious African diaspora are also playing a key role in this renaissance by embracing all things Africa and inspiring the wardrobes of those back at home. Check out these African designers that are disrupting the Fashion world.  Courtesy of T.Tseng/nataal.com African Designer: Adriaan Kuiters Menswear does not need to consist of boring pants and shirts any [...]

  • Kadealo, African Interior Design

10 modern African interior design ideas

By |2020-05-31T14:03:51+00:00May 24th, 2020|

Africa is inspiring some of the latest trends in interior design. The style is simple, comfortable, yet dramatic, and can be achieved by mixing vivid colours with earth tones and adding exotic pieces for a sophisticated yet welcoming look. The style of African interior design is enriched by its diversity and vibrant mix of cultures and at its core is inspired by nature. Here are some design ideas to transform your home literally to paradise.   Courtesy of deavita.fr African Interior Design: Statues, Paintings, Unique Items Having a focal point in a room is easy with statues of animals, [...]

  • Kadealo, African Fashion Blog

Top 10 African fashion blogs to follow this year

By |2020-05-31T10:34:05+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

African fashion is hot right now and making waves globally. Key designers such as Gucci are showcasing African styles on the catwalk. Success on the world stage has spawned a wave of local fashion designers whose works can be seen on catwalks across the continent. Here are some of the most influential trendspotters and African fashion blogs keeping track of the best of African fashion and providing commentary on the latest styles and trends. Courtesy of  heritage1960-blog.tumblr.com Heritage1960 This African fashion blog combines style ideas, current fashion trends, and shopping information all in one what makes Heritage1960 one of [...]

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