I've been slowly transitioning my wardrobe to a more monochromatic vibe. As I continuously evolve as a person, I'm starting to fall in love with the elegance and beauty of simplicity (with pops of pattern). However, from time to time I get back to my roots of loving to mix and match prints when I'm feeling bold and daring.
This custom ARTS BOHEME piece is composed of:
brass crafted in Africa using the lost wax technique
The focal bead is a brass heart whose texture is echoed in the subsequent brass accent beads
Hand cast recycled glass beads in swirls of orange and blue have their colors carried through out the necklace in the solid color stones
crystals of citrine and Swarovski.
This piece is complimented by the Ghana Gold bracelet
Prints & Solids
Saree Blouse - thrifted in the markets of Sri Lanka
Marigold Pencil Skirt - Nigerian designer Attollé Clothiers
Handmade Cross-body Clutch- thrifted in the markets of Ghana
Felt Top Hat - Stolen from my boyfriend (Urban Outfitters)
High Heel Sandal- Calvin Klein
I love rockin' prints on prints but I equally love the juxtaposition of prints mixed with solids. I absolutely adore this Marigold pencil skirt! Nigerian designer Bukola of Attollé Clothiers is known for making pieces that show the sophistication and class of a woman. It was easy for me to pair this with a saree top that I got in Sri Lanka - it's fitted, earth tone and it just a nice simple compliment to the ankara print. And then of course you seal the deal with accessories! : )
You can shop a plethora of amazing African designers at Inamunai.