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Global Designer Spotlight: 54 Kingdoms — From Ghana To The Globe

54 Kingdoms an online fashion destination celebrating the African style sensibility.

      Kingdom Come: Fashion Storytelling   By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In 1948, over 500 Jamaican and Barbadian men boarded the Empire Windrush, leaving the sunny shores of their Caribbean islands for an uncertain future in Britain.   They landed at Tilbury docks in London, and would be...

Feature: Beauty of a Bazin and a BouBou From Senegal, Africa

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      A bazin and a boubou: the hunt for a Senegalese husband     By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada  “Real women have currrrves!”  the vendor roars at me.   I have been in Senegal for a little over a week, and am still shocked every time someone openly comments on my...

Feature: Shop for a cause with Maasai creations by Me To We Artisans

Maasai Mamas of Kenya

      The Me To We Artisan program ignites the entrepreneurial spirit in Maasai women.     By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Through steely determination and benevolence did Roxanne Joyal (co-founder of the Me to We Artisans) begin her venture to help and assist the women of various countries that offered...