KISUA – “kee – su – wah” – meaning “well-dressed person” in Swahili, is joining international fashion brands such as Stella McCartney, Lanvin, Isabel Marant and Gucci with KISUA for 8. A collection that will be retailed on the world’s leading online site for fashion, lifestyle and art: YOOX.com. A unique African fashion brand, KISUA showcases the African continent’s brightest design talent to the world and has recently found a home at the Melrose Arch Precinct.
Creators of exclusive capsule collections in collaboration with African designers, KISUA is the only African fashion company with distribution centres on three continents – Africa, America and Europe – from where beautiful African fashion pieces are delivered to the doors of customers around the globe. Inspired by the sights, sounds and tastes of Africa, KISUA blends traditional techniques and materials with a contemporary design aesthetic. KISUA for 8 draws its inspiration from the bold and fearless spirit of the KISUA woman.
This exclusive collaboration between KISUA, the leading African fashion e-commerce platform, and 8, the Italian go-to brand for contemporary wardrobe essentials draws on the DNA of both labels. Each piece seamlessly fuses KISUA’s vibrant print signature and minimal silhouettes with 8’s timeless aesthetic to create 14 unique, feminine and easy to wear pieces.
KISUA aims to provide a sustainable platform for African craftsmen and designers to access the international market.
KISUA has teamed up with Italian “wardrobe essentials” brand, 8 to create the KISUA for 8 collection. This collection will be retailed on the world’s leading online lifestyle store for fashion, design and art, YOOX.com