Alfie Designs (1)

We recently sat down with Adjo Dede Asare of Alfie Designs, a Ghana-based fashion label and brand that has been in existence for over 25 years and specializes in ‘African print’ designs. Here’s a bit of inspiration from her and a preview of our upcoming Visionnaire feature.

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― The Alchemist. A quote from Paulo Coelho I have referenced many times, but quite frankly, never truly appreciated. Until now. There’s something about youthful abandon that allows (or permits) young people…

Elif Shafak Forty Rules of Love

I’m currently reading Elif Shafak’s “The Forty Rules of Love”  which imagines the meeting between poet Rumi and his companion, the dervish, mystical Shams. I love so much about it, but this really stuck out to me – the first time the two met face to face. I…