It looks like African prints are back in full effect as recently proved by ethical fashion brands Mille Collines’ and Doreen Mashika’s recent collaborations with popular home retailer Anthropologie. The new limited edition collection features stylish silhouettes (including dress, shorts, skirts and tops), that will get heads turning this summer.
This limited-edition collection is a celebration of the inimitable craft found in East Africa, and a testament to the talented artisans with whom we had the pleasure of collaborating. -Anthropologie
Doreen Mashika is a Tanzanian designer who finds inspiration from ‘the beauty and culture of her homeland of Tanzania’, Her collection is made with ‘traditional patterns, handmade embellishments and contemporary winks’.
Born in Rwanda in 2009, the Mille Collines brand was created by Marc Oliver and Inés Cuatrecasas who combined two of their passions; fashion design and Africa. Mille Collines employs the use of handmade finishing and timeless silhouettes to create elegant looks for women who are ‘not afraid of a world that is changing’. The millecollines woman ‘values a unique, handmade, and high quality product. Africa lives in her.’ This is millecollines second collaboration with Anthropologie.
Check out some of the looks below:
All items are available at Anthropologie with prices ranging from $88 USD to $288 USD.