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By Ruth Abade


Designer clothes and accessories by Ruth Abade. Handmade in Kenya, each item is unique.

Mix & Match

African, modern, eclectic designs for the free-spirited open for mixing things up.


We make beautiful things of discarded scrap. All Blackfly products are wholly or in part made from recycled material.

Latest blog posts

Nairobi Garden

In a Nairobi garden with old friends and new designs. Photos…

Recycled leather

What did we make of all that scrap leather we started hoarding…

Blackfly in Zanzibar

A couple of days in Stonetown and at the very nice Shooting…