HARARE, Zimbabwe – The year is starting and I cannot contain how excited I am to be alive first and foremost and able to make great clothes that people love as well. Last year I lost a very important part of my soul, grandma Josephine who was in full support for HAMBA from the time in Lilongwe. Being able to share the beauty of life … Continue reading Why I love the bomber jacket
HARARE, Zimbabwe – Starting the fashion label was bumpy and very taxing as I created a collection for Lilongwe in 2017. In 2018 I saw myself creating brand new clothing from materials inspired by Africa and fitness. We emerged with a fusion of athleisure and glam feminine looks to our classic Bomber jacket which has four versions to date. The African Print Bomber original, Puffy Bomber, … Continue reading About the HAMBA luxe clothing brand
Harare, Zimbabwe – I recall starting this blog as a tumblr account on a dialup connection with ZOL as well as my moms HP computer which was for her company. If I had seen that in a few years I was going to have a collection in Malawi and clothes shot in Johannesburg I would have never believed. I started very small but driven. I had … Continue reading STORY of HAMBA: from a fashion blogger to fashion designer
Malkerns Swaziland – the headline show of the evening was Jah Prayzah and the 3rd Generation Band. 30 minutes before the show was to start fans from around Africa wore military clothing and were waving the Zimbabwe flag. Making sure they are right by the stage. Nicknamed Musoja by his fans, as an army chanted “Jah Prayzah Jah Prayzah Jah Prayzah” as the band setup … Continue reading Swaziland Bushfire…When Jah Prayzah started an army
It was a beautiful warm day and cool evening in Maputo as Azgo Festival fever filled the air. Many guests sipping on the famous beer 2M known as the flavour of the coastal town at the event. Unfortunately the demand was higher than expected and the bar system proved inefficient if one did not speak Portuguese to grab attention. Never the less the shopping stalls … Continue reading Mozambique Adventure . . .When Freshly Ground said the F word on stage at Azgo
As a continuation from when I revealed I quit my job for freedom one would think this was planned out to perfection. The answer is No it was not quite. A normal person would have savings, I had used all mine on trips for travel blogging sake! The day I resigned I realized that my opinion or feelings were always going to be ignored for … Continue reading The bomber jacket emerges …after leaving my job
A month since my last blog post but more than a year since I have been completely open and blogger like on this platform. So here I am, Concrete Jungle Fashionista back to do what I began years ago, which is share too much information. For the past three years I was defined by my employer so in May I quit my job to pursue … Continue reading The Freedom Project. . . What really motivated me to lose weight!