Artist Files: Dennis Owusu-Ansah

Happy Friday to ya! I love the artwork of  New York-based Ghanaian artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah. I get so excited whenever I see his artwork on my Instagram timeline. Especially when the artwork involves kente cloth because I adore kente cloth. I am obsessed with it. Be sure to check out my kente cloth Pinterest board because it's lit! Anyways, ...

My First Time as An Aso Ebi

Happy Monday and Happy May! Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being an Aso Ebi for an aunt/family friend (pictured below) celebrating her birthday! She was having a thanksgiving service at her church. She asked my sister (pictured below) and I to celebrate with her in giving thanks to God for adding another year to her life. Along with ...

Meet My Seamstress Janet

Happy Monday! I have been asked a few times online and in person who sews my African print clothing, see below. My blog stats below inform me that many people visit or read my blog particularly for my posts about African attire or Kente cloth. It pleases me to know that I am a reliable source for ...

Kente Brides: SHE By Bena

Happy Friday! After Pistis Ghana, I see a lot of SHE By Bena Kente brides on Instagram and Facebook. Ghanaian-based designer Sheelah Garbrah is the designer of these beautiful Kente gowns. The fit (like Pistis Ghana) is superb. Photo Credit: Bank.foto   Photo Credit: Bank.foto   Photo Credit: Reflex Images   Photo Credit: Yaw O. Kyei II   Photo Source: I ...

Kente Brides: Pistis Ghana

Happy Friday! If you have been following my blog for a while, you may already know that I am IN LOVE with Kente cloth! I am obsessed with its richness, beauty and vibrant colors.  It's my favorite cloth ever! It's also Ghana's national cloth. It has such an opulent history and deep meaning in Ghanaian culture. ...

Web Series Wednesday: A Different World

Happy Wednesday! It's that time of the week again! It's Web Series Wednesday!!!  I am thoroughly aware that A Different World is not a web series..lol It's an AMAZING show that first aired the year that I was born, in 1987! When I was  about 3 or4 years old, I faintly remember watching it with my dad and ...

An African City: Episode 4

In An African City Episode 4 'A Customs Emergency', the girls navigate through issues of dependency...with Sade's dependency dilemma being the most "interesting" of the group. A special thank you to Unknown Collections, Osei Duro, Afrodesiac, Kiki clothing and Christie Brown. Like the music? A special thank you to Samini! For more information, visit our website: www.anafricancity.tv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggCvrcVCUTI Cute ...