TAUMETI is culturally dynamic group of fashion designers whose uncommon vision drives the heart of their craft. Elevated passion and lucrative discipline produce both statement and pieces in their signature fashion and beauty collections. Creative Director Amenta B. blends together a melody of culture, art and fashion with designers AFRO.LUX.TRAP (ALT), Cristian Sanaa and Dulzura Concept who make up the house that is TAUMETI.
About. Amenta B. Cutliff // A true artist at heart, she expresses her imagination through a mixed bag of works. Her aesthetic expresses grace, embodies culture and celebrates sensual femininity. She uses texture, print and color to communicate perspectives of beauty, culture and luxury. A child of two nations, her influences reflect multiple heritages and places.
AFRO.LUX.TRAP (ALT) // is Regal style for the Edgy Sophisticate. Established in 2021, designer, Amenta B. makes beautiful things with care. Her designs take cues from natural motifs, symbols, language, and culture. Her signature sporty lux clothing collections are versatile staples, that can be up or down styled, to fit however you want to feel in the moment.
CRISTIAN SANAA // Cristian Sanaa is where art meets fashion. Phealls Phree, a visionary designer, has been creating visual art for over 20 years and fashion accessories for 10 years. His inspiration derives from working with geometric patterns, the golden ratio, and mixed mediums. The name of the brand celebrates his daughter and translates from Swahili to “beautiful art”. He creates stunning hand-etched brass, copper, and silver jewelry along with traditionally-crafted leather work of distinctive exotics with a modern twist, no two creations are exactly the same.
DULZURA CONCEPT // created by designer Rashidat Enifeni, born in Nigeria, and relocated to the U.S.A in 2016. She specializes in custom styles for special occasions. She works with beads, stone, tulle and many other materials adding embellishments that create a dramatical effect. Dulzura Concept is custom luxury couture looks for all occasions.
About The Collection
ADORNED SPRING/SUMMER 2023 COLLECTION – is a vibrant selection of hand-crafted leather bags, signature sporty lux looks and bold evening wear. A staple blend of versatile statement pieces that experiment with fluidity, exploring design through a sensuous balance of print, colours and texture.
Megan Ismay Ltd is a fresh eco-friendly fashion brand based in Nottingham, United Kingdom. They pride themselves in being as sustainable as possible from fabrics to design, production and packaging.
Everything is thoughtfully considered to reduce harm to the environment and show transparency in our manufacturing process.
About The Collection
The first look S/S23 collection is made up of dresses and summer outfits inspired by those hot days in the sun. All the pieces are ethically made in the UK featuring ethically sourced organic cotton.
SEAN ARINZE is the CEO of HAUZ OF SEAN( HOS), He Is currently based in LONDON. He has a Bachelors degree in Microbiology from Imo State University, Nigeria.
Sean began his brand in 2013 shortly after graduation from University, he start first with designing for Men then later came his in imprint on female designs and androgynous designs as well. In all, his designs and fabrics are African inspired.
Currently HAUZ OF SEAN is focusing on what he tagged as “Afropean Designs “ a mixture of European and African designs but with a final interpretation on an African fabric.
This inspiration came as a solution to make African designs/fabrics suitable for the European weathers prior to this innovation most African clothes are mostly worn during the summer season but with HAUZ OF SEAN ingenuity African fabrics/style can be worn during the winter months as well.
If you can dream it you can do it, that is exactly the go-getter attitude that pushed Mary Ajayi to pursue her passion for fashion.
Deciding to become a designer and build a online fashion brand was a easy one for this go-getter Dublin based #bossbabe originally from Nigeria. With a ever growing collection ranging from Maxi Dresses, to Co-ords , home decor and fashion accessories. She is constantly pushing herself to expand her collection and to build a brand filled with timeless pieces for both men and women.
Her African heritage plays a big part of her design,“as a child, I’ve always opted for African fabric when creating, there’s just something about African prints that I’m fascinated by, it is so unique and I think that’s what makes me stand out from other designers.”
With the beautiful and vibrant aesthetic of the Ankara fabric forming the bases for all her pieces making it both versatile and fashionable. And a true expression of her African heritage and culture bringing to life the eye popping colors and diversity of the ever changing African landscape.
“I want those wearing my pieces to feel connected to their roots, empowered and proud of where they are from”
If you share Mary’s Love for Africa and African design then pop into her online home and support proudly #blackownedbusiness and bring a touch of Africa to your home and wardrobe.
With new dates going forward social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide will host our yearly annual Fashion Africa Conference along with our latest event theFATE (the Fashion Africa Trade Expo on May 25-26th! We invite you to come along and join us on Africa Day in May 2017.