• " Amassewa " - Ghana

    « Amassewa » is the symbol of the good housewife: humble and mild-mannered. But those who provoke her fierce temper beware !

  • " Awoulaba " - Ivory Coast

    « Awoulaba » means « beauty queen » in the Ivorian dialect Baoulé. This fabric’s patterns represent the beautiful curves of Africa women’s body.

  • " Eye sees mouth does not speak " - Ivory Coast

    This fabric shows that the wearer knows how to behave like a proper lady, underlining her wisdom, tact and discretion.

  • Square Square - Congo & DR Congo

    Square Square - Congo & DR Congo

    This wax fabric is also nicknamed « King of Zaïre », or « Kanga Lopango » which means « fencing around your home » in Lingala.

  • “Darling, don’t turn your back on me” - Ivory Coast

    “Darling, don’t turn your back on me” - Ivory Coast

    A man is supposed to give this fabric as a present to his sweet and loving spouse from whom he wants to get forgiveness. Forgiveness for what, by the way ?

  • Disc - Togo, Congo & Ivory Coast

    Disc - Togo, Congo & Ivory Coast

    This fabric has been christened « Disc » in Congo as well as in Togo: « Gamafolgban » in the Mina dialect. It is nicknamed « Suzan » in Ivory Coast, after one of the most beautiful women in that country. This is a key pattern of African wax.

  • "Double Face"

    As its name suggests, it is hypocrisy and betrayal. We wear it to understanding the hypocrite he was unmasked.

  • Family - Africa-wide

    Family - Africa-wide

    The hen is the very symbol of the African matriarchal family, where women bear the burden and responsibility of running the household.

  • "Able Woman" – Ivory Coast

    Here, the Black woman’s strengths are put forward: dynamism, entrepreneurship, seduction, free-spirit. This wax fabric shows the world the wearer is a fulfilled woman.

  • " Genito " – Ivory Coast

    This fabric is worn by a woman who is involved in a relationship with a man who is much younger than her.