Sian shaking hands with Kitenge's main tailor Abdallah at his new workshop in Tanzania
Tanzania

Watch an Interview with Abdallah, Kitenge’s Master Tailor!

When Abdallah, Kitenge’s master tailor, opened his own workshop for the first time in May 2016, using the profits made...

Abdallah Kitenge's main tailor using a sewing machine at his workshop in Tanzania
Tanzania

Get to Know Kitenge’s Master Tailor, Abdallah!

We first met Abdallah in February 2015 in a small, cramped workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city. He...

Models in Tanzania wearing women's yellow african print pencil skirt and men's red african print short sleeve shirt during photoshoot
Products

Browse our Latest Collection of Modern African Clothing Styles

We’re just back from Tanzania, where we had great fun showcasing our latest ankara styles in our photoshoot. Talented local...

Kitenge stall at WOMAD Festival 2017
Events

Festival Fever! Kitenge on the Road Again This Summer

We’re delighted (and just a little bit excited) to announce that we will once again be hitting the road this...

Betty and her team of tailors who make kitenge's hair accessoires fashion revolution day
Events

Join The Fashion Revolution!

On the 24 April 2013 an eight-storey building called Rana Plaza in Bangladesh collapsed killing 1,138 people and injuring around...

Models wearing African print kanga skirts by Kitenge at the Lubaina Himid exhibition in Bristol UK
Products

Kanga Fashion Show at The Lubaina Himid Exhibition in Bristol!

On 23 March 2017, Kitenge was invited by the University of West England to take part in the Mavazi ya...

Kitenge Store founder Sian wearing an African print dress standing with her course mates at the School for Social Entrepreneurs Fellowship Graduation event at PwC offices in Central London
Events

Kitenge Fashion Show at The School for Social Entrepreneurs Graduation Event!

On 3 March 2017, our founder Sian proudly graduated from the Fellowship course at The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE)....

Pile of African Wax Print Clothing Fabric Close Up
Fabric

The Complete Beginners’ Guide to African Wax Print Clothing

Did you know that African print fabric (commonly known as ‘Ankara’ in West Africa and ‘Kitenge’ in East Africa) were...

Kitenge founder Sian Wells with tailors at their new workshop in Tanzania
News

New Site Launch!

We have just launched a brand new site! Thank you for visiting and supporting us at past festivals and events....


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