A Kitenge tailor creating the fabric pattern to make a custom made shirt by hand in Tanzania East Africa

What is Made to Measure Clothing?

Made to measure is the process of creating a piece of custom clothing fitted specifically to an individual in their...

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Reasons to Buy Handcrafted African Tinga Tinga Paintings

Tinga Tinga is a unique and visually stunning painting style that was developed in the second half of the 20th...

Happy Kitenge Store customers browsing our modern African print clothing at Bristol Museum's Fabric Africa fashion show event

Kitenge Proudly Represents Tanzania at Bristol Museum’s Fabric Africa Fashion Show

On Wednesday 17th October, Kitenge proudly represented Tanzania and promoted the African textile industry at Bristol Museum’s Fabric Africa Fashion...

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Kitenge’s Offcuts Inspire Children to Design & Create their own African Prints!

Earlier this summer, the art teacher from Billingshurst Primary School in West Sussex, UK, got in touch with us. The...

Kitenge crew making new friends inside our stall at Africa Oye Festival in Liverpool

Join us at an African Festival in 2018!

We are very excited to get back on the road again this summer and meet lots of fabulous people at...

Kitenge customer proudly wearing her new yellow African print dress at Africa Oye Festival in Liverpool, UK

How to Wear your African Print Dress

Like all African print clothing, African print dresses are extremely versatile as they can easily be dressed up or down....

Africa Oye Festival stage Sefton Park in Liverpool

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....

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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...

Men's Green African Print Short Sleeve Shirt Model Wearing

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)

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

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...


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...


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