An African bag is the perfect accessory to add a unique edge to your outfit. Whether you are looking for a simple, classic design or a bright, beautiful print that just exudes African fashion, you are in the right place. If you thought that African bags were only fit for the summer months or the festival fields, you will be happy to find that in fact our range of bags suits every single occasion. Here are our top picks to take you from work to play, every day.
When you’re going about your typical work day, you want to look professional and classic, at the same time as fitting everything you need in one place. If you thought you couldn’t find this in an African bag, think again. Our Barrier tote bag is a gorgeous pure black, crafted out of soft African leather by Bush Princess in Kenya. This elegant bag has everything you need, from a reinforced bottom to keep your belongings safe, to inside zip pockets for valuables and easy-access outside pockets for your phone or keys. The quality and attention to detail of this bag is beautiful, and it really is a piece that could last a lifetime.
Bush Princess also cater for the jet-setters among us, on in fact anyone who’s headed on a weekend away and needs a stylish bag in which to carry everything needed. Our Baba weekend bag is designed with canvas and leather in a gorgeous purple shade to add some colour to your adventure, featuring intricate Maasai beading on the front. Lined with stunning Khanga fabric, this weekend bag will hold all of your luggage whilst looking fabulous, whether at the airport or just on the way home for the weekend.
Our Liya tote bags are best sellers for a reason. Whether you’ve got a day of shopping planned, are spending the day exploring new cultural sights or simply have some errands to run, this range of African bags are the perfect accessory. Using the softest hand-dyed Ethiopian goat’s leather you can imagine, artisans crafted this bag to suit everyday use with an added dash of style. In a large range of colours, from soft grey to bright red, these bags will suit any wardrobe. They even feature colour-pop tassels and a silver Ethiopian cross to emulate the charity work we carry out in Addis Ababa. And, better yet, buying one will sponsor a child to be educated in school for a whole year.
Let’s be honest, we all want that perfect suits-all bag to make us feel sophisticated on a night out. Be it a meal in a restaurant or a night on the town, the best of materials and a chic style are required. Luckily, we’ve got the African bag for the job. Our Pia evening bag is a stunning piece that will perfectly compliment any evening ensemble. Made by hand by Bush Princess craftsmen and women in Kenya using soft African suede, this bag features a luxurious lining and an eye-catching brass strap and detailing. Getting glamorous has never been easier.
If you want to find your dream African bag, no matter what the occasion, visit Lalibella African fashion to shop our complete range and improve the lives of talented Artisans as you do so!
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