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East African 100% cotton KIKOY  use as wrap, dress, halterneck, miniskirt, table cloth, wall hanging, beach wear, baby sling and 100 other applications, all colours, 170x90 cm, self-fringe, handmade. Latest "Out of Africa" fashion and accessory item worldwide. "Sunbird Arts and Crafts, South Africa" bcasack@gmail.com

TEXTILES: East African cotton KIKOY cloth is much lighter than Kente cloth. Cool and brightly colored it has made its way into fashion around the world.

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Made in Holland: The Chanel of Africa - really interesting history of these iconic (now) African fabrics!

yaya-dacosta-instyle-september. The Valentino gown is gorgeous, but I really lust after the LV coat.

The Valentino gown is gorgeous, but I really lust after the LV coat.

Miuccia, your flowers have stolen my heart.  Prada Bares Her Soul - NYTimes.com

Prada Bares Her Soul

Tamara-Jade Quarmby

If not, here are two vintage inspired reasons that had me clicking along last ni.

First Lady Michelle Obama wore a lacy, sleeveless yellow  floral  dress by Naeem Khan, the Indian-American designer who is one of her favorites, to tour the National Gallery of Art with Ho Ching.         Save Save Save Related PostsFirst Lady Michelle Obama Wears a Naeem Khan At The Cuba State DinnerFirst Lady…

First Lady Michelle Obama Wears Yellow Naeem Khan Floral Embroidered Dress to Welcome Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong To The White House


I think I'd like the pair better if it was with a skirt or the peplum was longer though:-)

From left: Christian Dior Haute Couture, 1952; Christopher Kane Spring 2014 - Christian Dior: Machine-sewn, hand-finished white silk organza, hand-embroidered with artificial flowers in green, pink, yellow, and white silk floss, hand-painted cotton, silk twist. Christopher Kane: Sweater: Machine-knit ivory cashmere; appliqué of white nylon net; machine- and hand-embroidered with green, black, and orange silk-synthetic thread and yellow and opalescent sequins. Skirt: Machine-sewn nude silk…

A First Look at the Met’s “Manus x Machina” Catalog