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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Women's Purple African Print Pencil Dress Model Wearing in Tanzania

The Rise of Ankara Dresses in The UK!

The past few years has seen a huge rise in the popularity of Ankara fashion in the UK. These bright,...

Betty with her talented team of tailors and Kitenge Store Founder Sian standing inside her newly built workshop in Tanzania laughing together

Meet the Tailors Creating African Print Clothing in Tanzania

At Kitenge we’re extremely proud of our ongoing commitment to improving the lives of our tailors and their families in...

Colourful ashanti kente cloth hanging verticle strips made in Ghana West Africa

Everything you need to Know About Kente!

Our founder, Sian, recently travelled to Ghana in West Africa. During her time there she visited several talented artisans including...

Kitenge Store models from University of Warwick's East African Society at their AFROFEST 2017 event wearing African print trousers and African print skirts

Representing East Africa on the Catwalk at AFROFEST 2017

On Saturday 18th November 2017, Kitenge Store was invited by students of the University of Warwick to join the cultural...

Main stage with gospel choir at African on The Square 2017 in Trafalgar Square London

Celebrating Black History Month at Africa on The Square, London

On Saturday 14th October 2017 we joined over 25,000 people at Africa on The Square, in Trafalgar Square, London, celebrating...


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