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African Accessory Designers Sunny Rose Intriguing Designs

[Image credit: Sunny Rose – CoutureLab] I don’t know what the exact inspiration behind the Sunny Rose bag designs currently on CoutureLab is, but for me I am reminded of sea creatures, and can’t help but think of graceful anemone and brightly coloured jellyfish floating amidst colourful coral reefs.

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Sseko Designs Uganda Fashionable Shoes Made In Africa 

Sandals that help turn dreams into reality. Designing shoes made in Africa Sseko Designs is a sandal making company based in Kampala, Uganda; enabling young women to earn money to then fund their dreams of achieving a university education. Sseko Designs was set up by Liz, an American, who visited Uganda after graduating college in 2008. Whilst in Uganda Liz met the young women of the Cornstone community who were receiving their education through the Cornstone Leadership Academy. From what I understand the Ugandan education system has a gap of nine-months between completing secondary school and entering university, this is intended to allow students […]

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Modern African Food The Khaya Cookie Company Tasty Treats

The annoying thing about cookies is that if they are tasty you can’t just eat one…and looking at the delicious offerings from The Khaya Cookie Company I think I should start running in the opposite direction because they look absolutely irresistible! Khaya cookies are handmade in the winelands of South Africa, using locally sourced ingredients. Working with the local community the freshest organic fruits come from local farmers and no preservatives are used, just natural healthy goodness. The Khaya Cookie Company has helped create jobs within the Drankenstein region of South Africa, assisting previously employed men and women to become not only […]

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Chichia London Feminine Eye-Catching African Print Fashion

Pattern and texture collide, through the colourful eye-catching prints that make up Chichia London’s pretty and youthful African print fashion collections. I just love the imagery of the ‘Made in Dar‘ Spring/Summer 2010 collection shown here… they give a beautiful vintage feel to the clothing. [Image credit: SS 2010 – Chichia London]

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Bella Luccè Luxe Natural African Skin Care Collection

Established in 2003 natural skincare company, Bella Luccè was born out of necessity, the need to find a natural approach to skin care after creator, Lela Barker’s older sister discovered tumors in her breast whilst still in her ‘20s. In a bid to find out why this had happened Lela’s research led her to the preservatives being used in cosmetics. After discovering that those dreaded ‘parabens’ were present in most of her beauty and skincare products Lela turned to alternative solutions from her local health and organic shops, but found that although healthier were uninspiring. [Image credit: Bella Luccè]

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