mille collines goes to Paris

mille collines goes to Paris

An incubator for African luxury brands We’ve just spent a whirlwind two weeks in Paris being students again. Along with 9 other African brands, mil...

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Celebrating the female form

Celebrating the female form

Let’s talk about body shape and size! With global fashion trends focusing on inclusivity, the fashion industry has begun to open up. We are witness...

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Women We Admire

Women We Admire

A Chat with Ruth Kamau We would like to introduce you to Ruth Kamau: businesswoman, playwright and owner of Ikhaya Lodge and Conference Centre in C...

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The Kichana Wrap

The Kichana Wrap

Here’s a little story about our one-armed wonder, our Kichana wrap. The first question people usually ask when they’re introduced to our Kichana w...

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There are no shortcuts

There are no shortcuts

There are no shortcuts. Perhaps the most recurring question I have asked myself in the 9 years since we began Mille Collines is “how do I know whet...

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Purely Porcelain

Purely Porcelain

The first time we worked with Purely Porcelain was to create accessories for our Swahili Collection Runway show for Cape Town Fashion Week in 2017,...

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Aiwekhoe Iyahen

Aiwekhoe Iyahen

Aiwekhoe Iyahen is from Nigeria, Barbados and a little bit of everywhere else, a globetrotter, a truly inspiring woman and the founder and editor-i...

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