Story

MMXVI

MMXVI


Now that 2016 is in full swing, we can finally come out of the holiday daze and kick things into full gear. We have so many incredible things in store for you it is becoming so hard to contain!

Towards the end of 2015, we began to launch our 360 approach to African lifestyle. More specifically, we are creating a brand experience where you would be able to find items for people of all walks of life,...

Read more
weaving

weaving

In Rwanda weaving is more than profitable skill, its a practice that is handed out from mother to daughter, for generations now. Each basket tells some kind of story that translate to hope, friendship and unity. For a country that has experienced a multitude of negativity this is a motif that creates unity for the people.

 

 

Similar in Kenya, weaving is passed on from generation to generation,...

Read more
The History of Wax Print: Mille Collines Connection

The History of Wax Print: Mille Collines Connection

Popularity grew around the world in the 1900s.Over the years,  there has been a lot speculation as to where Wax Print came from, especially the Dutch connection’ so we felt that we should shed a little light on this iconic fabric that heavily influences the millecollines brand identity.

In the mid 1800s the Dutch were traveling to the Dutch Indies via the gold and spice trade route that went...

Read more