Look Good, Do Good with Furaha Handbags

Founded in 2010 by Furaha Bishota, Furaha is a socially conscience brand whose mission is to create stylish quality handmade products, while economically empowering small local artisans.  Based in Kampala, Uganda, the Brand prides itself in the economic empowerment of its suppliers and the use of African fabrics.  Furaha started the “Weave out Poverty” initiative to fight…

Spring Up Your Handbag Collection with Design For Love  

Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Design For Love (DFL) was launched in 2004 by Wunmi Olufeko. The Brand specializes in female apparel and accessories. Created out of Olufeko's love for arts and design, the Brand exudes elegance with a flare for theatrics. The fabrics are colorful, bold and stylish, in line with the Brand's philosophy of classy-elegance with understated…

AfroBohemian by Simply Ma’aM

Founded in 2013 by Iris Ampofo-Barnes, a Ghanaian-American entrepreneur, Simply Ma’aM is a specialty brand rooted in the African/Bohemian lifestyle. The brand offers a wide range of products, including accessories, apparel, home décor and paintings. Their products are distributed globally via direct channels as well as specialty clothing boutiques. Their…

Handbags With An African Twist by Okapi

The vision behind Okapi is to produce luxurious, artisanal handbags and accessories completely handmade in South Africa from locally sourced materials.  Founded in 2008 by South African painter, Hanneli Rupert, Okapi combines quality and craftsmanship with an international yet uniquely African look.  Named after the antelope, Okapi is unique and exotic with eye catching details…