One of the most important fashion rules to remember is the ability for accessories to completely transform your look. As you expand your fashion arsenal, what better way to make a statement than by supporting made in Africa brands? With cultural gatherings like Afrochella and the now annual Full Circle Festival in Accra around the corner, upgrade your shopping list with the season’s hottest bags made by Ghanaian designers. Whether you’re shopping for the perfect clutch to rock while partying on the continent or in the market for the perfect holiday gift, fashion enthusiasts looking to turn heads should invest in these statement buys. Not only will you keep these in heavy rotation; you’re sure to garner plenty of compliments as well.
Akosua Afriyie-Kumi’s line AAKS celebrates traditional Ghanaian weaving, while providing sustainable jobs within Africa. We love the Como Bloom bag’s rectangular silhouette and contrasting red and pink hues.
This season it’s all about structure. Add a polished accent to any ensemble with Hooks Haven’s handcrafted crocheted bag made in Ghana. The crocheted number is mini in size, yet large enough to hold your sunglasses, a book, snacks and any other essentials. The circular handles and detachable shoulder strap provide versatility.
From your local farmers market to brunch with the girls, this compact bag is a wardrobe must-have. Made in Tamale, Ghana, this structured pouch in hand-woven raffia is the perfect accent to any bohemian-chic look.
Elevate your style this season with Myth House’s mesh metal design. The Ghana-based label offers unique designs that make an elegant statement and help pull any outfit together.
Two Cedi’s African-inspired backpacks are perfect for work, travel or weekend errands. Available in a variety of colors, the hands-free design offers maximum flexibility for your daily grind. Walk it, bike it, carry it all and look while good doing it.