Africa Oye Festival stage Sefton Park in Liverpool
Events

Kitenge’s UK African Festivals Guide 2018

Festival season is here and we are delighted to be hitting the top African events in the UK this year....

buy less choose well make it last Vivienne Westwood ethical fashion quote Fashion Revolution campaign
Ethical

What is Sustainable fashion?

Sustainable fashion considers the environment in every step of a product’s life cycle from design, development, raw materials and production...

Tanzanian male model wearing a green floral African print shirt with long sleeves by Kitenge Store standing outside next to a tuk tuk
Products

10 Reasons to Wear African Menswear This Summer!

Our trendy men’s African print clothing collection is great for wearing casually, on holiday, at the beach and for standing...

Who made my clothes? (Fashion Revolution campaign)
Ethical

What are The Current Ethical Issues in The Fashion Industry?

Despite the rise of ethical clothing brands, like Kitenge, there are unfortunately still many ethical issues in the fashion industry....

African elephant with tusks standing in the Tarangire National Park Tanzania
Tanzania

How Tanzania’s Landscape and Wildlife Inspires our African Print Clothing

Occasionally, our founder, Sian, enjoys exploring the natural beauty of Tanzania to take time out from the hustle and bustle...

Products

Traditional African Clothing: A Guide To Kanga from East Africa

Kanga was first introduced to our founder, Sian, during her initial trip to Tanzania in 2013. Sian volunteered for a...

Kitenge African print accessories tailor Betty in her office in Tanzania
Tanzania

Making African Print Accessories in Tanzania – Meet Our Tailor, Betty.

Recently we caught up with our wonderful tailor, Betty, who runs her own business in Tanzania. We have watched her...

Models in Tanzania wearing women's red african print top and women's red african print pencil skirt at photoshoot
Products

A Guide to Our African Boutique Online

Take a tour of our fabulously unique African boutique online from the comfort of your own home. Learn about the...

Kitenge customer called Nadine wearing her African print dress at Boardmasters music Festival in Newquay, UK
Products

Our Top 5 Styles of African Dresses in The UK

What we love about African print fashion dresses is how easy and simple they are to wear. They can easily...

The sewing machine, thread and tape measure used by kitenge's main tailor Abdallah inside his workshop in Tanzania
Tanzania

From Thread to Shop: How we make African Print Clothing

We thought it would be interesting to share with you the entire journey of our lovingly handmade African print clothing...

Kitenge Store Founder Sian visited Daniel at his batik making workshop in Ghana West Africa holding two different finished colourful fabric designs used to make modern afrocentric clothing
Products

Traditional Batik Making in Ghana, West Africa

Batik is a well-respected, ancient art form and craft. It is the same process used to make African wax print...

Kitenge Store's African wax print clothing displayed on a clothes rail at a social enterprise Christmas fair at RSA insurance group's offices in Central London
Events

Kitenge Showcases Their African Clothes in London with other Social Enterprises

In November and December 2017, we were invited to join several other inspiring social enterprises at Christmas Fairs in corporate...


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