Africa Collect Textiles
ACT is a social impact enterprise that collect used textiles and footwear for reuse and recycling in Kenya. They make sure wearable items can be worn again and they recycle other materials into carpets, blankets, footwear and toys. Through textile collection, they better the environment and create jobs and support charity with every KG they collect. Website: www.africacollecttextiles.com
Chloe Mitchell Millinery
Handcrafted in the heart of Kenyan tea estates just outside Nairobi, Chloe Mitchell Millinery's hats are truly unique. Steeped in family tradition, Chloe inherited a talent and passion for millinery and continues in her ancestors' footsteps, creating hats and headpieces that are each a unique work of art each with their own character. Website: www.chloemitchellmillinery.com
Erika A. Style Concept Store
Erika A. Style Concept Store is based in Karen, Nairobi. It does a wide range of fashion collection and art pieces; brands from outside Africa and African luxury bags made in Kenya (Akire). Website: erikaastyle.com
Hamaji is a local Kenyan Designer label focusing on ready to wear women's fashion. Each year, they develop a new collection. For this collection, they were inspired by carmine bee eater and its regular visits to their home on the Kenyan coast. Creating the motif by the traditional art of wood block printing, this new collection offers 70's inspired cuts in a zesty summer palette. They will offer new collection and will be selling their old collection at a discount. Website: www.hamajistudio.com
Hayan Collection/ Nomadic Artisan
Artisan Collective is a designer duo, their men's fashion line (Hayan Collection) is established in Los Angeles, and now based in Nairobi, Kenya. The brand produces garments with unique fabric from Africa, Asia. Women's wear fashion line (Nomadic Artisan) is a Nairobi based slow fashion brand that makes clothing and accessories with African fabric in modern designs, with a touch of Japanese silhouette. Both brands create one of a kind pieces, inspired by culture. Website: hayancollection.com/nomadicartisan.com
Evoking a laid-back summer vibe, Ibiza Sisters’ swimwear is stylish, fun and affordable. Imported from the UK and Ibiza, our swimwear is perfect for strolling down the beach at Watamu or a mid-day chillout by the pool in Nairobi. They cater for both men and women with a selection of pretty bikinis and funky swimshorts.
Ichyulu is an online concept store that stocks a variety of African fashion and design brands. Hand selected pieces include clothing, jewellery, bags and homewares. It has a focus on craftsmanship and the re-interpretation of traditional techniques into modern pieces. Website: www.ichyulu.com
Kangarui is all about colour, animals and nature. Each piece is custom designed using watercolour, photography and collage, carefully printed onto accessories and home decors. Inspired by the beauty of Kenya, they wish to spread positive vibes around the world through our unique art. Their products are produced by local manufacturers in Nairobi + Tokyo, with no animals used or harmed in the process. Website: www.kangarui.com
They are passionate about sustainability; striving to create longevity in each item by using handmade and hand-dyed fabrics as well as hand-carved trims, sourced from the African continent. Their fabrics come mainly from natural fibres including cottons, linens and silk. The silhouettes are effortlessly elegant, with attention to detail. They are treasured as works of art by their clients. Website: www.kikoromeo.com
Lali Heath Millinery
Couture Millinery in East Africa. Unique, individually hand-crafted hats and headpieces by milliner Lali Heath. Lali Launched her own brand, Lali Heath Millinery in 2013. Her collection includes classic wide brimmed picture hats, beautiful felt hats for everyday wear, elegant Cocktail hats, dainty headpieces and classic mother of the bride picture hats. Website: www.laliheathmillinery.com
LilaBare’s ethos is that any living being of any and all forms should benefit from its creations at every touch point of its journey to fruition and its lifespan.”
They are the first East African brand to create gender fluid & size inclusive clothing, pioneering sustainable innovations across the region.
Their designs emancipate the makers and the wearers throughout the life cycle of their clothing. Since 2017, they produce ethically & sustainably in Kenya & India. The designs are made to liberate people from inhibiting circumstances and narratives. They focus on issues related to gender, sexuality, the environment and small stakeholders throughout the local value chain. Website: www.lilabare.com
Pendeza products are hand woven by skilled artisans from the rural areas of Bondo Sub County. The products are hand made from hand spun cotton, wool or a blend of both. They are ideal for personal or office use and as gifts or souvenirs. Products are durable, skin friendly, warm and natural. Website: www.pendezaweaving.com
Rock and Stones
Rock and Stones Ltd manufactures shorts, skirts and pants using Kenya fabrics namely kikoi, kanga and kitenge. Perfect for the beach and bush. These cotton shorts and trousers have become a popular Kenyan brand associated with conservation projects by giving back 5% proceed from sales. Website: www.rockandstones.com
Shake the Tree
Shake the Tree is an eco-cottage industry Up-cycling clothing sourced from the Kenyan ' Mitumba' markets and revamping them into beautiful bohemian style designs. Their innovations are art pieces and comfortable everyday wear, suitable for everyone. They thrive on being transparent in their production, leaving positive peace prints on their one and only planet.
Shop the Cut
Shop the cut is a Kenyan brand that creates trendy clothing for an affordable price. They aim to release new designs every month, to keep their customers constantly up to date with new styles and trends. They launched in November 2020 and have had a great response from customers since then. Everything is designed and produced in Kenya. Website: shopthecut.com
Their Brand name means " I Am Because We Are. " Ubuntu Life PBC, a public benefit corporation, was founded in 2019 to empower the creation of these beautiful products for sale in Kenya and internationally, providing members of their community with sustainable employment. Their products are locally made in Kenya. Their Shoes and Bags are hand stitched by our Maker mums. Their products are uniquely made and are suitable for the markets. Website: www.ubuntu.life
Urban Ranch Kenya
Urban Ranch is a collection of items made by rural communities living in landscape that contribute to the conservation of Kenya’s wildlife. The items they will exhibit include: aluminium, leather - few printed bags, writing cases and pouches, photos on table mats and trays, hand dyed and woolen blankets, crochet bags, an up cycled collection of vintage belt buckles to match with variety of leather belts, few beaded items including Tassals, belts, dog collars, cups, horn crafted earrings and cups and salad servers. Website: www.conservation-matters.com
Wild Rose began with the goal of making vibrant, stylish clothing that is as unique as its wearer. Inspired by the natural world, their cotton shirts bring out the colourful side of life. They work with Indian artisans who use the centuries old hand block printing technique to create beautifully patterned fabric. Once they have sourced the highest quality fabric, it is brought to Kenya where their tailors create clothes that set you out from the crowd. Website: www.wildrose.co.ke
Wildlife Works factory and apparel store are a consumer- powered conservation project founded to create a market based solution for wildlife conservation by providing sustainable development to rural communities. They sell clothes, baskets and jewelry.