That’s right, over the next few days and the next month, we’re taking our show out of the city and on the road! Nairobi, Kenya This Saturday and Sunday (25th & 26th June) we’ll be at the inaugural Bizarre Bazaar Summer Craft Fair at Nairobi’s beautiful Karura Forest. We’ll be joining several vendors offering the best in fashion, jewellry and furniture from all over East Africa. More information is available here and here’s a Karura Forest Map. San Juan Islands, Washington State, USA The Waterworks Gallery presents, Tales from Africa: Work inspired by African Animals.Taking place from the 25th of June until…
Late last year, we staged a photo shoot at the beautiful Paradise Lost, off Kiambu Road as you’re leaving Nairobi. The ancient caves and waterfalls were the perfect setting for the collection which was inspired by nature, impulse, the spur of the moment and juxtaposition. Enjoy the pictures and check out our Facebook page for more. Our second giveaway is on its way. Sign up to our mailing list for updates. Photography by Dean Zulich
The results are in on the winner of the Oalexia clutch bag giveaway. Patricia, who creates beaded jewellry and beadwork on bags and belts, pulled out the lucky name from the calabash (she’s holding the calabash in the photo). The winner is (drumroll please) … Ain HD! Thank you to everybody who entered. The team really enjoyed your creative responses (read them at the bottom of this post). We’ve already picked the next piece we’ll be giving away – a necklace Adele named “Patricia Kilarney”. Stay tuned for more details, coming your way soon.
I hope you all had a good weekend. So many people despise Mondays. If that sounds like you, we’re endeavouring to brighten yours with some photos from the Bargain Box Summer Fair two weekends ago. Thanks again to all who joined us at Karen Blixen Museum and, a special thanks to Antony Lefebvre for inviting us and making the event a huge success. View more photos on our Facebook page.
On May 7th, the Tribal Chic charity haute couture fashion show took place for a second year at Nairobi’s trendy Tribe Hotel. Proceeds were donated to Flying Kite Global, a charity that raises standards of care for the world’s poorest children. Here’s a glimpse of Adele Dejak on the catwalk. View more photos on our Facebook page.
Happy Madaraka Day! To celebrate we’re offering one lucky reader an Oalexia clutch bag. To enter, leave a comment to this post stating where you’ll carry the clutch if you win. Will you make a statement at the office or take it with you on that first date? Or perhaps it will accompany you on your next exotic vacation? We look forward to reading your answers – have fun with them! The winner will be chosen at random next Thursday (9th June). More good news: the competition is open to readers worldwide!