Monday, April 1, 2013

African print for your feet: Walking in style

African print for your feet: Walking in style 

Designers are creating shoes covered with kitenge, kanga, Maasai blanket, and kikoy to capture the insatiable market for all things African print.  Relying on the vibrancy of the textures, patterns, and colours of the African fabrics, shoe designers like Emo Rugene of Afros (African Slippers), Zeynab Ali and Tony Opot of Zeynabally, and Ephy Maina’s KenyaNdula have taken advantage of the fact that no two pairs will look alike due to the availability and variety of the fabrics.  

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