The International Herald Tribune published a good article about a new generation of enterprising African artisans who are creating cosmopolitan designs referencing Africana. The article highlights Ethiopian designer Sara Abera and Kenyan Julia Doig who has been successful in redesigning the kikoi, a traditional Kenyan wrap, for the global market. The article makes a good …
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Puma announced that it has partnered with German charity United for Africa to support the African countries who are participating in this summer’s World Cup. The press conference was hosted by Ghanaian football player and journalist Anthony Baffoe (Go Ghana!). Our favorite Senegalese singer Akon was in attendance with his father Mor Thiam, and British/Nigerian …
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Welcome the Annansi Chronicles. Hopefully this blog will inspire new ideas and connect people. As the offspring of Annansi Clothing Co. this blog is primarily a style and fashion one; though I’m sure it’ll evolve over time. Please feel free to leave your comments.