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African bags to match the hottest fashion trends of SS16

February 18, 2016 adammediastreetcouk

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. Read on for the ultimate guide to the […]

Lalibella launches Laduma’s beautiful knitwear !

February 9, 2016 adammediastreetcouk

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 […]

Get to know your African Beads with Lalibella

January 22, 2016 adammediastreetcouk

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 […]

African Jewellery from the cradle of civilisation

January 5, 2016 adammediastreetcouk

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. Bright African Jewellery So where did it all begin? The answer is a very long time ago indeed. […]

Give the gift of goodwill with Lalibella

December 11, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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! Our team in countries throughout […]

African fashion goes global

October 21, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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. There is currently a boom […]

Key fashion trends for autumn/winter 2015

September 18, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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 […]

African Fashion Week hits London

August 25, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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. African Fashion Week has become a mainstay on the London fashion scene and the fashion community look forward […]

How to revolutionise your home with African baskets

August 7, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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 – […]

Let the sun shine…

June 30, 2015 adammediastreetcouk

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 […]