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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 [...]

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Best surfing spots in Africa to check out

By |2020-06-01T07:02:44+00:00May 24th, 2020|

When many people think of the best surf destinations in the world, they likely think of locations such as Hawaii, California, Indonesia, Australia, and so on. It would suffice to say that very few would consider any surfing spots in African nations (aside from perhaps, South Africa, which is a firm favourite of surfers around the world). This is a shame, as Africa - being the second-largest continent in the world – has some of the best surf spots in the world, some only known to a few enthusiastic and professional surfers. Africa has an amazing variety of surfing locations no matter the level [...]

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Mouth-Watering African Dishes You Have To Try

By |2020-05-31T11:57:47+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

So far this guide has focused on the overviews of the wildlife, cultures, and the best restaurants on offer in Africa, along with documentaries and films to educate you before you visit. But in this section, we take a look at the most popular African dishes, plus some rarities to wet your appetite.    Courtesy of Xiaojun Deng/flickr.com African Dish: Ugali Na Nyama Choma, East Africa This African dish is particularly well-loved in Kenya. Kenyans love to use this dish to celebrate weddings, birthdays and for guests attending barbecues. It literately translates as “roast meat”.   [...]

  • Kadealo, African Style Clothing Online

Where to Buy African Style Clothes Online

By |2020-05-27T16:00:35+00:00May 15th, 2020|

African style has long been admired by not just people with African heritage, but by anyone with a flair for colours and patterns as well as interesting folds and fabrics. With the increased use of the internet in recent years to help with the sales and movement of goods, there have been likewise an increase in the development and spread of online shops catering to African tastes and products, making it a breeze to bring home a piece of African culture without ever having to leave your house. The variety of shops available catering to African style is plentiful, but here are the top [...]

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Luxury African brands to watch

By |2020-05-27T16:00:45+00:00May 15th, 2020|

As African wealth rises, so does the consumer demand for luxury goods. Many small African brands and businesses are springing up all over the continent to capture this untapped demand. Local artisans are crafting luxury products with a unique African flair and finish.  The designers are embracing colours and choosing vibrant designs that draw from traditional skills of textile design, weaving, beading, dyeing, and painting. They are blending sophisticated African techniques and designs with western materials to target a global audience. Here are some of the leading African brand families putting Africa on the map. Courtesy of maxhosa.africa African Brand: Maxhosa [...]

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African Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss

By |2020-05-27T16:01:11+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Alongside African fashion and interior design is a budding market and interest in African Art. Art, especially contemporary, is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to some of the cultures of African nations, considering Africa has always conjured up stunning patterns, colours, and styles, mixed into gorgeous paintings, statues, and the like. Any trip to the African continent would include some variation of art to be experienced – usually in the form of a hotel or home décor, perhaps bold fashion statements found in local markets or just on the streets of towns and villages. But for a more modern view, here is a [...]

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Great African Leaders and Warriors

By |2020-05-15T08:11:38+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When thinking of African leaders, most people may think of the Zulu tribal fighters of centuries past taking on colonial powers such as the British. While this is true, it's only one very small aspect of the concept of warriors in African history, which is wide and diverse when it comes to various warriors of a different caliber. Some were known for leading fierce battles for independence, while others were known for their fantastic skills on the battlefield. Here we look at the top ten greatest African Warriors from throughout the history of this great continent. Courtesy of Comic Repblic/dw.com African [...]

  • Kadealo, African Arts and Crafts Websites

Top 10 African Arts and Crafts Websites

By |2020-05-15T09:13:24+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

Are you looking for some unique African Arts and Crafts websites? Look no further. We have compiled a list of the top websites selling African products online.  Courtesy of genuineafrica.com African Art and Craft: African Art at Genuine Africa The first thing that springs to most people's minds when they hear the words “African Art” are probably African tribal face masks. But http://www.genuineafrica.com  and African art offers more than just masks, including fertility idols, drums, and sculptures. They are all genuine, and come from all over Africa literally, from Egypt to Kenya and all the way to [...]

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