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90.00 USD

This bright embellished clutch would make a great purse for a wedding. It also makes a great evening bag or could easily add a nice touch to a more casual look.

Stylish and practical at the same time. It is made in a tie dye fabric from Nigeria. This is known as ?Adire?. It is also lined internally with a matching lilac cotton fabric.

One of the ?flowers? in the pattern has been sequined for a bit of extra glam. The petals are covered in yellow and lilac sequins picking up on the subtle streaks of colour in the fabric.

It has several layers of interfacing and batting to give it stability and to protect its contents. It will fit a phone, money, keys, make-up, camera and a lot more.

Giving as a gift? You can even add a gift box and message to your order.

Dimensions:
Width at top: 10 inches (25 cm)
Width at bottom: 11.5 inches (29 cm)
Height: 7 inches (18 cm)

NOTE: Due to the organic nature of the fabric design, the pattern placement may vary slightly from that shown in the image.


70.00 USD

A bold and modern tote bag that can have many uses. With a striking colour palette of purples and lilacs this extra large shopper bag is made using ?Aso-oke? which is a loom-woven textile from Nigeria in West Africa. It is hand woven and the finished strips are usually sewn together to make clothing.

The textile is worn during special occasions like weddings, festivals, coronations and so on making it just the perfect material to use!

It is large and roomy perfect for a day out in the park as it?ll fit your blanket and everything else. It would also make a great alternative to plastic bags for your grocery shopping. Just a few of the many possibilities of the versatile tote bag.

It is lined internally in a bright African batik fabric and it has three large internal pockets. Would make a great gift for the conscious shopper.

Dimensions
Width: 21 inches (53 cm)
Height: 13 inches (33 cm)


42.50 USD

This soft and warm snood scarf is the perfect accessory for the winter. It simply slips over the head to keep the neck warm. It is stretchy so this can be done easily.

Especially for those of you that don't want a long scarf, it can easily sit above your coat/jacket or under it. You can pull it up to cover your ears if it gets really cold. Great if you cycle and you want something that does not get in the way.

The yarn used is a soft 100% merino wool in a loose, textured and chunky knit. The wool means it is extra soft and extra warm.

Width (laid flat): 10 inches (25 cm)
Height (laid flat): 16 inches (40 cm)

More colours available:

BLACK: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/43078452/black-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-snood-hand

CREAM: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/113277996/cream-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-snood-hand

MUSTARD YELLOW: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/116623768/mustard-yellow-wool-cowl-chunky-knit

WINE: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/112979055/wine-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-merino-snood

PURPLE: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/55284192/womens-purple-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-wool

LILAC: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/62350707/lilac-wool-cowl-radiant-orchid-chunky

BROWN: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/166087755/chunky-knit-wool-snood-in-brown-chunky

DARK TEAL: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/56060401/dark-teal-wool-cowl-chunky-knitted-snood

FOREST GREEN: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/55376562/mens-wool-cowl-in-forest-green-chunky


70.00 USD

A cute little clutch bag makes the perfect accessory for a touch of elegance, be it to a wedding or an evening out.

This one is a small sized purse which will hold all of your essentials. It is made in a dark red/ Maroon 'Aso-oke' fabric from Nigeria which is a hand woven textile. 'Alaari' refers to the colour of the Aso-oke. The Alaari Aso-oke is traditionally worn to festivals, coronations and celebrations. Making it quite a special

It has several internal layers to give it stability and to protect its contents. It will fit a phone, money, keys, make-up, camera and a lot more.

Dimensions:
Width at top: 8 inches (20 cm)
Width at bottom: 9 inches (24 cm)
Height: 6 inches (15 cm)


85.00 USD

Call it Ankara, Tribal print, Wax print, its up to you but if you want an African print accessory that makes a statement then this is for you! Bright and bold, this supersnap clutch makes a great evening bag or could easily add a nice touch to a more casual look.

This one is super because it is big! Stylish and practical at the same time. I made this because I became frustrated with small clutches which look great but are often too small.

It is made in a cotton print fabric from Nigeria. This is known as 'Ankara'. It is also lined internally with a black cotton fabric.

It has several layers of interfacing and batting to give it stability and to protect its contents. It will fit a phone, money, keys, make-up, camera and a lot more.

Giving as a gift? You can even add a gift box and message to your order.

Dimensions:
Width at top: 10 inches (25 cm)
Width at bottom: 11.5 inches (29 cm)
Height: 7 inches (18 cm)


42.50 USD

This funky neckwarmer simply slips over the head to keep the neck warm. Its stretchy so it is worn very easily.

Especially for those that don't want a long scarf, it can easily sit above your coat or under it. It can be worn in so many ways and even big enough to slip over the head to form a hood. This is especially handy if like me, you cycle.

The yarn used is a soft 100% merino wool knitted in a loose, textured and chunky knit. The wool means it is extra soft and extra warm.

width (laid flat): 11 inches (28cm)
height(laid flat): 16 inches (40cm)

More colours available:

BLACK: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/43078452/black-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-snood-hand

CHARCOAL GREY: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/38516422/merino-wool-cowl-in-dark-greycharcoal

MUSTARD YELLOW: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/116623768/mustard-yellow-wool-cowl-chunky-knit

WINE: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/112979055/wine-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-merino-snood

PURPLE: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/55284192/womens-purple-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-wool

LILAC: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/62350707/lilac-wool-cowl-radiant-orchid-chunky

BROWN: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/166087755/chunky-knit-wool-snood-in-brown-chunky

CREAM: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/113277996/cream-wool-cowl-chunky-knit-snood-hand

FOREST GREEN: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/55376562/mens-wool-cowl-in-forest-green-chunky


60.00 USD

This funky African batik blazer is made from hand-dyed batif fabric from Southern Nigeria, West Africa. The fabric has hints of the cirtrus colours; green, orange and yellow.

It has 3/4 length sleeves and comes in a cropped style. Pair it with a white tee and jeans or put over a cute short dress!

As seen on the Diaspora Calling; Africa Utopia catwalk at the Southbank Centre, London. Orange print clutch also available in our store here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/179580993/clutch-bag-ankara-print-handbag-wedding

Available Sizes:
US4/UK8/EUR36
US6/UK10/EUR38
US8/UK12/EUR40
US10/UK14/EUR42
US12/UK16/EUR44

NOTE: Due to the organic nature of the fabric and the unique tie-dye process, the fabric placement and colour may differ slightly from what is shown in the picture.

Can't find your size? Send me your measurements and have one made just for you!

Available in different fabrics:

INDIGO BATIK: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/169985815/african-indigo-batik-blazer-hand-dyed

BROWN BATIK: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/171025178/brown-batik-blazer-african-tie-dye

INDIGO & SKY BLUE BATIK: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/192583149/african-indigo-sky-batik-blazer-hand

HUMMING BIRD ANKARA: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/183809626/humming-bird-ankara-print-blazer-african


70.00 USD

This extra large rectangular shopper bag is made using ?Aso-oke? which is a loom-woven textile from Nigeria in West Africa. It is hand woven and the finished strips are usually sewn together to make clothing.

The textile is worn during special occasions like weddings, festivals, coronations and so on making it just the perfect material to use!

It is large and roomy perfect for a day out in the park as it?ll fit your blanket and everything else. It would also make a great alternative to plastic bags for your grocery shopping. Just a few of the many possibilities of the versatile tote bag.

It is lined internally in a bright African print fabric and it has three large internal pockets.

Dimensions
Width: 21 inches (53 cm)
Height: 13 inches (33 cm)

A - Z Initiative: This tote is made from repurposed/recycled 'Aso-Oke' which was kindly donated and a percentage of the sale will go towards helping out a charity in Lagos. For more information: http://www.urbanknit.com/2012/08/30/the-a-to-z-initiative/


100.00 USD

This oversized clutch purse is perfect if you want to make a statement. Stylish and practical at the same time. I made this because I became frustrated with small clutches which look great but are often too small to hold all the essentials.The Mega Snap clutch makes a great evening bag or could easily add a nice touch to a more casual look.

It is made in a Nigerian fabric known as 'Aso-oke' which is a loom woven fabric. This version of Aso-oke is metallic and really quite glam. It is lined internally with a bright orange cotton fabric.

It has several internal layers to give it stability and to protect its contents. It will fit a phone, money, keys, make-up, camera and a lot more.

Dimensions:
Width at top: 12 inches (30cm)
Width at bottom: 14 inches (35 cm)
Height: 8.25 inches (21cm)

A - Z Initiative: This purse is made from repurposed/recycled 'Aso-Oke' which was kindly donated and a percentage of the sale will go towards helping out a charity in Lagos. For more information: http://www.urbanknit.com/2012/08/30/the-a-to-z-initiative/


110.00 USD

I created the Megasnap clutch to be a huge statement piece. That one accessory that will always be a talking point no matter what you wear. Whether it is to finish off your formal outfit or LBD or to add glamour to a casual ensemble, this is definitely the piece for you.

It is made in a Nigerian fabric known as ?Aso-oke? and this particular version is an old-school vintage version which is now quite rare. The style is perforated and beyond the visible perforations is a layer of olive green satin fabric. Satin, Aso-oke, Cotton; many layers one clutch!

Aso Oke (pronounced ah-SHOW-kay) is a hand-woven textile made and worn by the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, West Africa. It is a thick fabric and similar in texture to canvas or denim. Its finished strips are usually sewn together to make clothing. The textile is worn during special occasions like weddings, festivals, coronations and so on.

It is lined internally with a strawberry and blue African batik cotton fabric for that little bit of extra fun. It has several layers of padding to give it stability and to protect its contents. It is quite spacious and will fit a phone, money, keys, make-up, camera and a lot more. It has a handy strap making it easy to carry and has a small internal pocket.

Dimensions:
Width at top: 12 inches (30 cm)
Width at bottom: 14 inches (35 cm)
Height: 8.25 inches (21 cm)

Check out this similar version which has gold stripes- https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/235138705/oversized-clutch-bag-black-and-gold?ref=shop_home_active_5

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