HTW Shoes: High-quality, bespoke shoes from Accra to the world.

 In 2009, Fred Deegbe, a trendy banker and shoe enthusiast wondered if some of the shoes he often bought from European and American shoe-makers could be made in his home country – Ghana.
A nearby shoeshine boy, some of his friends and family members said that it was impossible. This did not deter Fred, however, and in two years he quit his job and partnered with a friend, Vijay Manu, to start the HEEL THE WORLD brand. He has not looked back since. Read more

Tobi Baby Carriers: A Brand to Beat

It is frustrating when you are looking for products and you can’t get exactly what you ‘need’. Omo Yemi Stanley-Njoku is a mum and CEO of Tobi Baby Carriers  who, being unsatisfied with the baby carriers in the local market, decided to make her own! In this interview, she gives us insight into her brand. Read more

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LULU&MARULA – SUSTAINABLE SKINCARE

Lulu & Marula is a collection of small-batch, handmade, all natural skin care products born from the mind of beauty enthusiast, self-declared skincare product hoarder and green living idealist, Jesslynn Schlamm. Because great skincare is a lot more than just what you put on your skin, Lulu & Marula was created to provide artisanal and ethical products that fulfill all your skincare needs. Read more

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ARAMI IS THE PERFECT SKINCARE BRAND FOR YOUR BODY

Arami, translated as ‘my body’ in Yoruba, is a Nigerian based Beauty brand founded in October 2016 by Ore Runsewe, with a major purpose to provide natural beauty essentials for a simple, fuss-free routine. Arami is really particular about treating the mind and body right and keeping it free from junk or stress, which is why it has the tagline “your body is a temple”. That sounds religious at a first glance, but it only signifies how much Arami cares about the body.

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YSWARA is redefining teatime in Africa thru authentic African luxury

YSWARA harnesses African ancient knowledge in collecting the World’s largest selection of fine African teas. Each blend is a creation by its Ivorian born founder/CEO Swaady Martin-Leke during her time as an MBA student and every detail of YSWARA is woven together to create an exceptional experience. The company started out as a gourmet tea company in 2012 and has slowly evolved to create products from Africa and transform them into the finer things of Life. YSWARA’s products are a symbol of the ingenuity and tradition cradled in the hearts of the African people. It enthuses creativity and craftsmanship and the distinctiveness hidden within our culture.

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Perlicious is your Bold Fashion Company with African Spice

Perlicious was founded in 2010 by Sara Codjo, a young Beninese entrepreneur with a deep passion for African fashion. A line of handmade jewelry made of beads, pearls, and stones and of handmade beaded reception dresses. Perlicious has over the years consistently produced bracelets, beaded bags, and complete jewel sets for weddings and big occasions.

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