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The best of African design

INDULGE IN AFRICAN LUXURY     Our Tawulo towels are woven on traditional looms in South Africa, using the finest cotton and natural colors. They are ideal for bathrooms or beach.   Style Details Bath 105x 185 cm Hand  55 x 100 cm Finest quality cotton All pieces are woven to perfection The colors stay vibrant and fresh through machine washes.     Also as Hand Towels   BROWSE THE COLLECTION Give a Spring look...

Monday, 08 April 2019
LOVE IS A POWERFUL EMOTION     Adele de Jak launches her new Love collection. Inspired by clean lines and tribal traditions, she is a champion in the African Contemporary Design world.   Style Details Best quality brass All pieces are naturally mouldable to the body The earrings are light and very comfortable to wear     We love Adele's energy as well as her work ethics. Like all designers we promote, she trains, employs...

Monday, 08 April 2019
    OUR NEW TYGA HAS ARRIVED           Leather and beads in Ocra, Midnight Blue, Teal, Maroon and Jet Black. With a beaded Masaai strap,Tyga is perfect to carry as a shoulder or cross body bag . Style Details Best quality cow leather. phone pocket Zipped pocket Detachable beaded shoulder strap Handle Dimensions Width : 28 cm Height: 18cm Depth: 6 cm Handle drop: 72 cm     We love the...

Monday, 26 February 2018
Revitalizing the ancient craft of African basket weaving Behind our funky baskets lies a beautiful story of African weavers. Through community projects, training and hard work, ground-breaking company Design Afrika supports Northern Ndebele women to showcase their craft of basket weaving and the richness of Matabele culture. Discover Africa through the hands of its artisans ! Shop our beautiful baskets HERE    ...

Friday, 07 July 2017

Friday, 07 July 2017

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Sunday, 20 March 2016
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 Check out our new delicate tableware, inspired by African nature. ...

Soon enough Autumn and Winter trends will be left behind and we’ll be heading towards Spring and Summer 2016. AtLalibella, we hold an extensive range ofhigh quality handbags to wear on the shoulder, to carry luggage and a selection of clutch bags to use for the evening.

Tagged in: African Bags

Laduma Ngxokolo's fantastic creations are today to be found on www.Lalibella.co.uk. We are very proud to be working with him and be able to show the new "Rising star of African Design" (Vogue Italia). Here our founders Stephanie Ferrario and StefaniaCalice at a Bottletop celebration of African vibes. Laduma is wearing one of his bestselling designs. Jump quickly to our Fashion page and check out his knitwear pencil skirts in sexy African patterns.

One of many forms of adornment used among the Eastern and African communities, beadwork is arguably the most popular. With the arrival of vibrant coloured beads from Europe in the 19th century, African jewellery underwent a vast transformation. Gone were the bone, wood and ostrich eggshell materials that had historically been so vital in creating ornaments. African communities had now developed a new way of crafting the pieces that would later play such an important role in the social life of their people.

Tagged in: African Jewellery

Due to a combination of natural resources and superb craftsmanship, African jewellery has a lofty reputation the world over. Not only is the quality second to none, the beauty and variety of piecesdoes not fail to dazzle.

Friday, 11 December 2015

Here at Lalibella, we’re passionate about producing, collaborating and selling the best in design and craft from countries across Africa. While everyone enjoys to treat themselves from time to time, there is nothing like giving to others and that’s why Christmas is one of our favourite times of the year!

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

There was a time when the influence of Africa on mainstream fashion amounted to the occasional appropriated 'ethnic' print in a western designer's collection. But a new breed of consumers are embracing designers from Africa and its diaspora, and African designers and tastemakers are feeding into the global fashion dialogue.

Friday, 18 September 2015

As the days begin to get shorter and the temperature cools, there’s no denying that autumn is here. One of the best things about this time of year is the opportunity to restock your wardrobe, with autumn/winter fashions. This year, there are some unmistakable African fashion influences in the new season’s style. Let’s take a look at some of the key trends…

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The fifth African Fashion Week hit London this month and created a splash in the capital with more than 100 designers wheeling out traditional prints, cutting edge designs and even a tribute to Cecil the fallen lion.

As the popular saying goes, it’s the little things that count. This couldn’t be more true than when it comes to the home – or rather, the act of making a house a home. The feeling when you find the perfect key rack, when you finally hang that mirror or fix the kitchen cabinet - no matter what else happens that day, you feel accomplished and organised.

Tagged in: Baskets

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

As the days get longer and the sun gets hotter, you need to think about protecting your eyes. However, before you head off to buy yet another pair of plastic sunglasses that won’t last the season, take a moment to consider what your choice in eyewear says about you. Investing in something classic that will last is the perfect way to make an informed, eco-friendly choice, and a pair of iconic sunglasses is a great asset to any wardrobe. As a continent that is known for beating the heat in style, African fashion offers a fantastic assortment of stunning, practical sunglasses for you to try.

The African fashion industry isn't entirely credited to the authentic, colourful and cultural look it can create. Much of the credit falls upon the iconic African fashion models who have stormed into the industry over the last few decades. Together, they have brought to light the fact that cultural diversity should be celebrated, specifically through the art of fashion rather than vanity.

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Set yourself apart from the high street crowd with our fabuloulsy unique Summer Bags.  The Made tote bag in tan leather is a practical yet chic city bag for the summer with stunning details and brass accessories. It has a "little brother" in it's omonymous cross-body bag...worn over the shoulder with your best outfits this Summer. The Baba week-end bags were such a success this winter, that we came up with all new bright colors ;...

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Laibella supports UK registered charity Give A Future, benefitting 10,000 women and children in Ethiopia through education, training and micro-finance. Find out more about Give A Future here.