feature: check out the inspirational up-and-coming congolese clothing brand uchawi

April 29, 2016

Uchawi (magic craziness in Swahili) is a a Congolese clothing brand created by Laetitia Kandolo in 2014. The label, which is inspired by community-oriented world fashions, works in collaboration with ISAM (Insitut Superieur des Arts et Metiers) Fashion School in Congo DRC—a move that they hope will help tp develop the local textile-making industry and create empowering employment opportunities for women. You can shop some of their looks on Kwaleö.com as well as their website, over here.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor