The Afronista lifestyle is one of distinguished fabulousity. Some Afronista’s rock their look with creative African Style Print outfits and head wraps while others use subtle accents to make a bold statement. Below is a list of 5 of our favorite items from South African brand, Gone Rural – Safari Curios that will earn you an Afronista stamp of approval while developing and empowering women in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). You can’t beat that with 10 sticks.
5 simple Afronista accents that make a statement
Afronista Kitchen Accents
Out with the boring, in with the exotic. Living Afronista is not a ‘some days’ thing, it is an all day thing and one way to incorporate the Afronista lifestyle is with beautiful zulu woven telephone wire bowl. You can use it to serve fruits or just as an accent piece in your home. It comes in different sizes.
Afronista Statement Necklace
The Gone Rural Traditional African Zulu beaded necklace is a statement piece. There aren’t to many ways that can say “I am proud of my African identity” better than this delightful, authentic hand-made Zulu accessory.
Afronista Bold colored accessories
This colorful round Zulu multi color beaded necklace is all about boldly declaring your identity. It is beautiful and regal. It gives a boost to monotone outfits and accents bright-colored items.
Afronista African Style Stacked bracelets
Stacking beaded bangles is a lovely way to scream Afronista without trying. These bangles come in many colors, and styles. Mix and match different types to create more interest with these African Zulu beaded large bangles
Afronista African Style Jazzy Headbands
The Safari Curios headband may be subtle but it adds the noticeable element that says, “Afronista in the house”. You can don on any outfit and simply put on your headband and that is enough to Afronize any look.
|African Zulu beaded wide Alice band – Sky collection||African Zulu beaded thin Alice band – Purple/white/gun-metal|
The women behind Gone Rural – Safari Curios
The aim of the Safari Curios brand is to continue helping, developing and empowering women in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), who otherwise would have no means of earning a living other than from social grants. They have over 80 women making bead and telephone wire crafts in rural areas. Most are the primary breadwinners in their families. Typically, the women support ten people including their own children and extended family members.
Safari Curios shares the traditional skills of these South African women passed down generations to create contemporary and unique African pieces that are fashionable, fresh and wearable in everyday life.
Sponsored By: Gone Rural – Safari Curios
- Africa 24K Gold-Plated Afronista Statement Earrings $29.95
- African Print triangle bikini $19.95 – $29.95
- Alephonsion Deng Cover $4.95