We stumbled upon this awesome gem while web crawling for the latest cool things in Fashion from the diaspor and we have not been disappointed one bit with this find. Cut from cut from unique vintage and antique hand-woven Moroccan rugs  and  leathers, TEN & Co oxfords stand out like no other we have seen.  These stunning footwares are created from rugs bought at auctions, souks, Marrakech flea[...]
Ladies and gentlemen, buckle your seatbelts because the fashion industry is clearly being driven off a cliff in its mad search for “inspiration” – and they don’t care if they run right over Africa. Dolce & Gabbanna, a premiere global label known for their edgy and youthful fashion debuted their Spring 2013 runway presentation featuring the fancifully called “Blackamoor” earrings and dre[...]
Until early July of this year, Alexx Ekubo was relatively unknown to the Africlectic team. It was quite interesting how we stumbled upon this gorgeous and quite intelligent Nigerian model, actor and public speaker. After posting what became one of the most popular pictures on our Facebook page of 6 handsome young men in sophisticated embroidered attires, we were incessantly harassed about thei[...]
Welcome to the new evolution of African fashion – as we moved from the seamstress’ place of business to creating mass-produced lines of clothing that are less time consuming to create and convenient for those far from home to buy, we often have forgotten to consider how this impacts the artisans back home. Meet Aphropolitan, a clothing and accessories label that takes pride in their Nigerian herit[...]