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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

On a shoestring

A sneak peek of my best project ever: shoelaces! Just wait…

Peace and quiet at Maweni Farm

Short holiday at Maweni Farm,  an infinitely peaceful and  beautiful…

Soko Soko

Soko is the Swahili word for market. Every year there’s an…