Style evolution is a must in every women’s fashion journey. Incorporating vivid colors, prints, ruffles, cut-outs, etc. are just a few ways to breathe new life into your wardrobe. In many cases, African clothing will provide all of the above with just one piece. Known for fabrics rich in culture, African clothing has many prints that tells a story of the continent’s history. Whether representing your African heritage or simply seeking to expand your options, you can never go wrong with shopping for African clothing at any of these featured retailers.
This Ghanaian label brought luxury to the web series An African City, and had us all wishing we could jet set to Accra to stock up on their collection. Launched in 2008, Christie Brown is a contemporary line infused with African art and culture and boasts signature pieces with exquisite detail.
In 2014, Addie Olutola left Corporate America to pursue her dream of launching an affordable ready to wear label that was heavily influenced by her homeland, Africa. Based out of Philadelphia, D’IYANU offers unique and quality fashion and accessories for women, men, and children.
Originally an African inspired accessory line, Tribe of Dumo has transformed into a fashion brand that has something for everyone. Tribe of Dumo’s vast selections include head wraps, rompers, kimono sets, vests, tulle dresses for girls, and plus sizes. Known for their frequent Pop Up Tours, be on the lookout for their stop in your city!
L’AVIYE is the confluence of African and Western culture that features clothing, accessories, handbags, and shoes for women. Their elaborate African fabrics are used to create stunning pieces are perfect to make a statement.
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