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A Dream Becoming Reality

A Dream Becoming Reality

“My dream is to empower our artisans, to train them on marketable skills and support them in owning their own sustainable businesses someday. I would like to expand to have business classes and structured training programs where our own artisans train others, eventually working their way out of their own jobs and starting their own grassroots companies.” -Mary Holden Jones, Maasai Chic Founder and CEO

Maasai Chic’s Beginnings

 

Mary and her husband Jeff, both physicians, were inspired with the...


New Styles Have Arrived!

New Styles Have Arrived!


 

Are you a Maasai Chic Woman?



Things have been very exciting behind the scenes at Maasai Chic this summer!  We launched a few new pieces to our line and each is inspired by classic, high-end fashion styles with a twist.  Every item was thoughtfully designed by Mary, our Founder and CEO, and then handmade with love by our team in Tanzania.  The...


Summer Head-Wrap as Crown

Summer Head-Wrap as Crown

The African head-wrap thus works as a regal coronet, drawing the onlooker’s gaze up, rather than down. In effect, African women wear the head-wrap as a queen might wear a crown. In this way, the head-wrap corresponds to African and women’s manner of hair styling, wherein the hair is pulled so as to expose the forehead and is often drawn to a heightened mass on top of the head.
 
Any woman who wants to feel queenly and special can style their...


4 Reasons You Must Wear a HeadWrap This Summer

4 Reasons You Must Wear a HeadWrap This Summer

  • Reasons Why You Must Wear a Headwrap This Summer

 

  1. Embrace African/African American culture and heritage

African women have worn head wraps for centuries.   Danya London Fashions For All write that, a group of African slave women appear in a 1707 painting that was created by Dirk Valkenburg, a Danish painter, that depicted them wearing head wraps that appeared high on the forehead and above the ears. However, it is believed that African cultures used head wraps before the days of slavery so that men could show off...


Meet The Maker | Getty from Uganda

Meet The Maker | Getty from Uganda

Afrogenic Collections is a fashion accessory hub where creativity and craftsmanship come alive.

I am the Owner, Designer, and Creator

My love for African prints, vibrant colours and out of the box accessories inspired me to start Afrogenic Collections. I am a self taught Accessory Designer. My works are an expression of love, creativity and craftsmanship.

It all started when I had the passion to incorporate African print into my daily look, corporate, casual, formal, etc, other than wearing African print dresses. My quest inspired me to make brooches for myself, friends...