Tag Archives: African luxury

An African City! Searching for the African Dream

This could be the capital city of South Africa, Nigeria, or Angola. Based in Ghana An African City is a web-series chronicling the lives of the five single African women settling in Accra. This time last year we had all fallen in love with the web-series which aligns itself to our ethos of providing the […]

Passionately African: YSWARA

More than a luxury tea company, YSWARA was created by Ivorian entrepreneur Swaady Martin-Leke, as a luxury brand which celebrates Africa’s rich cultural heritage, in a vital and contemporary way, by providing a luxury cultural experience. Born out of the desire  to enhance and promote the extremely diverse and rich African craftsmanship, culture and history,  […]

Should Lupita Nyong’o Wear African?

This time last year the name Lupita Nyong’o would have drawn a blank expression on the face’s of most people. After launching into Hollywood big screen in the epic movie 12 Years a Slave Lupita is now one of Hollywood’s darlings, and considered to be fashions latest icon. Named as People magazines “most beautiful woman […]

10 Luxuries from Africa we Couldn’t Live Without

We often treat ourselves to luxuries without thinking about where they come from. Most people are aware that although poor, Africa is also blessed with an abundance of natural resources, often seen as both a blessing and a curse, yet little thought is given to where these luxuries come from. We have chosen our 10 […]

The Cloth of Kings – Kente

African fashion is renowned  for its bright colours and elaborate designs, however little emphasis is placed on the materials used. Kente cloth is probably one of the most recognised African materials, often used as a sign of Pan-Africanism, but little emphasis is placed on the real significance of the material. Native to the Akan people […]

Africa’s Luxury Jets

Bombardier Global 6000 Africa’s wealthy elite, high net-worth individuals who have amassed their wealth via natural resources such as oil and gas and mining, and within industries such as banking and telecoms have developed a taste for the high-life, which means in some circles traveling via business or first class is no longer enough, for […]

The Paradox of African Luxury

Luxury within the African market is often derived into those looking for that extra bit of comfort, and those who looking for extravagance, where Africa is concerned this can be seen as consuming several bottles of champagne, traveling to London or Dubai to shop, to purchasing luxury cars and private jets. The luxury market is […]

46 Places to Go in 2013, Accra, Ghana is No 4#

The New York Times published it’s list of ‘the 46 Places to go in 2013‘, and number 4 on that list was Accra, the capital of Ghana in West Africa. Ghana has long had the reputation of being one of the most safe and stable countries on the African continent, in 2011 had the fastest […]

African Luxury

Google African luxury and you will find a whole host of searches relating to luxury safari holidays in the likes of South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Kenya, beach holidays to the Seychelles and Mauritius, and exotic travel to Morocco. What you are unlikely to find is anything relating to luxury in West Africa, or anything […]