New Release Meanings

Check out the meaning behind the prints in our newest releases below!

Bahati 

The name Bahati is Swahili for "fortune." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Aisha (Remix)

The Aisha (remix) print is a new color spin on the original Aisha print released in the past. The name Aisha is Swahili meaning “she is life.” This print was hand picked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria

Khalifa

The name Khalifa is from the Arabic language meaning "successor, caliph". This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Amina

The name Amina is from the Swahili language and means "trustworthy/faithful." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Nosizwe 

The name Nosizwe is from the Xhosa language and means "mother of the nation." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Abrihet

The name Abrihet is from the Ethiopian language and means "she brings light." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Morowa

The name Morowa is from the Ghana language and translates to "queen." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Abiola

The name Abiola is from the Yoruba language and translate to "born in wealth." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Ife

The name Ife is from the Yoruba language and translates to "love." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Dayo

The name Dayo is of Yoruba origin and translates to "joy arrives." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

 Shaka

The name Shaka is from the Zulu tribe and the name is one of the most influential Zulu warrior kings. This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria.

Amai

The name Amai is from the Shona people of Zimbabwe. It translates to "mother/woman." This print was handpicked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Iyaniwura 

A contraction of the Yoruba phrase of "Sun and Sea" "Oorun ati Okun". The bright sunny yellows and deep sea purples define the character of this print. Our team handpicked this print from Lagos, Nigeria

Johari

The name Johari comes from the Swahili language and translates to "gem; something of value". This name is especially fitting as we celebrate the Christmas and Kwanzaa season and count our blessings as we reflect on unity and peace. The geometry and colors of this print display a beautiful tapestry representative of community and building with one another.

Iseda

Iseda is a Yoruba word that translates to "nature." The eye-catching forest green background represents lush, growing, and fruitful life. This print was hand picked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria.

Mkali

Mkali is the Swahili word for “bright.” This brilliant print is popping with color. Large orange and yellow circles bordered by infinite dots makes for a undeniable stand out pattern! This print was hand picked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria.Aisha

Aisha is Swahili meaning “She is life.” This print is reminiscent of the Ankara fabric many African mothers use to carry their babies close to heir bodies. Aisha represents motherhood and life. This print was hand picked by our team in Lagos, Nigeria.

Obasi

Obasi means "honor of God" in Igbo.

Nyarai

Nyarai is the Shona meaning for "humble woman".

Tumelo

Tumelo means "having faith" in Tswana.

Lesedi

The name Lesedi is from the Sesotho tribe. Its meaning translates to "woman of light".

Ekene

Ekene means "acclaimed or praise" in Igbo.

Lulu 

Lulu means "a pearl" in Swahili.

Isabis

Isabis means "something beautiful".

Adisa

Adisa means "the lucid one" in Yoruba.

Femi

Femi means "adored by God or love me" in Yoruba.

Chidebere

Chidebere means "God is merciful" in Igbo.

Taonga

Taonga means "we are grateful" in Tumbuka.

Abayomi

Abayomi means "bringer of happiness" in Yoruba.

Zawadi 

Zawadi means "gift" in Swahili.

Penina

Penina means "pearl or precious stone" in Hebrew.

Osumare

Osumare means "rainbow" in Yoruba.

Jahi 

Jahi means "dignity" in Swahili.

Bejide 

Bejide means "born during a raining season" in Yoruba.

Mbali

Mbali means "flower" in Zulu.

Umi 

Umi means "life" in Yao.

Afiya 

Afiya means "health" in Swahili.

Nuru

Nuru means "light" in Swahili.

Raziya

Raziya means "nice/ pleasant" in Swahili.