As a self-taught jewellery designer I’m always looking to improve and expand my jewellery-making repertoire. I initially got my start in this enterprise way back in 2011 and since then my skills have developed exponentially. I made a few earrings to feed my addiction for this type of jewellery with a few bits and bobs my mother, a fashion designer, had lying around. I’d gotten a number of compliments while wearing the stuff I’d made which got me selling to friends and family. I never would have imagined this collection of accessories made by my own hand would grow to this level.
The accessories I’ve made for the UAC line are a reflection of my own Afroccentric personal style. Every single piece is special to me. It makes me incredibly happy when my customers enjoy wearing the jewellery as much I love making it. The collection now consists of earrings, bangles, bracelets, necklaces, rings and hairbands. I also recently expanded it to include some stuff that both men and women can enjoy.
Which brings me to the launch of the e-boutique. The new Urban Afro Concept website has gone live and I am absolutely ecstatic! I still can’t believe how far I’ve come. UAC fans can now shop my online store at www.urbanafroconcept.co.za for all the little gems I create. I’m so thankful to all the wonderful people in my life who have supported me on this journey from making two pairs of earrings to developing a fully-fledged online store. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for UAC. For now, please check out my site to browse the UAC lookbook and shop the store for the latest in my collection.
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In addition to being a personal style blog, Urban Afro Concept offers a range of lovingly hand-crafted mixed-media accessories for women (and now men) inspired by the vibrant art and cultural dress of Africa’s people. The collection consists of earrings, bangles, bracelets, rings, necklaces and hairbands. Designs are rarely duplicated so each piece will be unique to the wearer. These accessories are made using a variety of materials ranging from waxed fabrics to wood, glass beads to metal. Many of these materials have been recycled and/or re-purposed.
These little gems will soon be made available for purchase online at the Urban Afro Concept e-store (shipping worldwide). To celebrate it’s official launch on Monday, 25th June 2018 we’re giving UAC fans on Facebook and Instagram a chance to win this beautiful bracelet set in the photo below:
- Follow Urban Afro Concept on Facebook and Instagram.
- Like the competition announcement post.
- Comment on the competition announcement post using the hashtag #ILoveUrbanAfroConcept AND 2 words to describe your personal style
Competition closes on Sunday, 24th June 2018 at 11:59PM SAST.
Please note, that this competition is in no way associated with, sponsored, endorsed or administered by, Facebook, Instagram or WordPress. You understand that you are providing your information to Urban Afro Concept and not Facebook, Instagram or WordPress. By agreeing to this contest you agree to a complete release of Facebook, Instagram and WordPress from any claims.
Click here for full competition terms and conditions. Good luck!
Stay tuned to this blog for further updates on the e-store launch as well as future giveaways, special offers and news.
Good night xx
The Urban Afro Concept (formerly Urban Afro Gypsy) micro-blog has finally expanded! It’s taken a lot longer than I had hoped but I finally managed to create a new space for both my blog and online store.
UAC doubles as my personal style journal and an African-inspired, mixed media accessories collection. The blog, which I’ve moved from Instagram to this platform, will continue to provide readers with fashion and style inspiration through amusing, inspiring and thought-provoking content including tips and tricks, styling ideas, product reviews, celebrity looks (male and female), guest features and pretty much anything fashion-related. History, art, activism, culture, feminism and human rights are further sub-themes which are explored on this platform. The online store is almost complete and will be launching on Monday, 25th June. For now, stay tuned to this site for news and updates on both the accessories line and e-store.