August 2020

Kofi Annan: An Astonishing Mind Inspires a Beautiful Fabric

Kofi Annan: An Astonishing Mind Inspires a Beautiful Fabric Kofi Annan might not be the first name that springs to mind when it comes to

When Fashion and Sustainability Meet

Maakola is, at its heart, an ethical fashion brand that believes in the importance of sustainability — which is why it is such an essential part of

Adjoa Yeboah

From Waiting to Have it Done, to Getting it Done Yourself. Taking your destiny into your own hands can be a make or break decision.

Slow down, they don’t love you like I love you

“Slow down, they don’t love you like I love you” This pandemic has drawn a line between fast fashion and what’s coming next, hastening the demise

The non-verbal language of african prints

1. Gyawu Atiko, lit. the back of Gyawu’s head. Gyawu was a sub-chief of Bantama who at the annual Odwira ceremony is said to have

How wax prints became a cultural phenomenon

Wax prints were made truly African through storytelling. Africans didn’t simply adopt the Dutch fabrics but brought them to life, reversing the design process and

What are your clothes saying?

How Ghanaian women took the cross-cultural story of wax print to a whole new level. Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to

Mimesis and Movement: Jessica Sarkodie shoots Maakola in Accra

Ghanaian photographer Jessica Sarkodie is known for her commitment to reality — honestly presenting her subjects without pretense, but instead with a tangible rawness.

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