Hello Bombshells, I know, I know, this is my third dashiki post, I have a problem! I was asked recently if I had a problem with Americans wanting to get in on the dashiki trend. Personally, I don't have a problem with this trend but I know a couple of africans who do. They see... Continue Reading →
Happy International Day!
Hey Bombshells, My super diverse church celebrated its annual International Day today. It was a very bright and vibrant day filled with people from all over, ranging from Jamaica, Germany, and of course Ghana! With all the craziness going on in America I'm happy to be apart of a celebration of different types of people.... Continue Reading →
Hey Bombshells, After going through my blog I realized I'm missing something ... African print! So for this post, I thought I'll share something of my culture, kente. Kente cloth is an Ashanti type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the Ashanti people ethnic group. The cloth is worn in times... Continue Reading →
Dashiki Trend Takeover Hollywood!
A dashiki is a colorful, loose fitting traditional shirt that range from casual to formal with an easy wear look. This garment is widely worn in West Africa by men. A common form of dashikis is with an ornate V-shaped collar, and tailored and embroidered neck and sleeve lines. The name dashiki is derived from the... Continue Reading →
Hey Bombshells, So this Saturday something happened that really hurt me. After sitting in the mall with my head down, a random girl walked by and said "Hey Beautiful" then gave me a hug. This act of kindness made my night but unfortunately, it didn't carry on to the following morning. I wasn't in the... Continue Reading →
Hey Bombshells, I was originally born in the goldcoast of Ghana. Part of my culture revolves arounds African fabric (Ankara). Ankara Fabric commonly known as “African Prints” or “Holland Wax” is a 100% cotton fabric with vibrant patterns. A lot of people are "sleeping" on how beautiful African print is and how talented my people... Continue Reading →