5 Wardrobe Staples for Fancy Weekend Trips

What are your weekends like? Or rather, what kind of weekends do you often dream of?

If our thoughts are in sync, then you probably have something like “A day in Seychelles with friends.”, “an expedition to some gorgeous island with le boo”, or “a trip to morocco” on your bucket list. No? Yes? Something close?

Whichever way, your idea of an ideal weekend should be limitless. Don’t stop yourself from opting to spring up and take off. Life after all, is an adventure, so why not?

To get you set up for that dreamy kind of weekend, scroll through our round-up of a few stunning staples from brands and designers across Africa.

After all, you can’t  start making grand plans without first gathering some major items to keep the excitement alive.


A travel bag from Zaaf


Premium leather? check. Handcrafted here in Africa? check. The perfect size? Check! Say hello to the ZAAF Baddessa Weekender that is practical but not boring. It promises a spacious interior and various storage compartments that makes it an easy option for taking on weekends across town or across the globe.


Osei Duro’s summery pieces


No one needs to say this, what you wear on sunny adventures or hiking trips counts a lot. Trust Osei Duro to hook you up with an all-rounder; short shift dresses, feathery shorts, and silk scarves all designed with the indigenous markers of hand-drawn batik. You’ll literally have your entire summer wardrobe in the warehouse of one brand.

Andrea Iyamah Swimwear


If you know Andrea Iyamah for one thing, it must be that her lookbooks often evoke the most dreamy illusions of exotic living. No surprise that it’s the first choice for swimwear. What’s even better? There’s a wide range that covers almost all body types. Bet you’ll find your perfect piece if you look.


Vasti Sunglasses


In an era where 70s and 80s fashion have literally made a comeback, retro everything are trendier than ever. From Ghana, Vasti deals us some retro-inspired sunnies to add to what’s in your bag.


Simon and Mary hats


Since umbrellas are just too large, inconvenient and not entirely fashionable, there’s only one way to turn when you need to shade your face from all that sun. Simon and Mary have the largest, boldest felt hat collection in Johannesburg. Look no further.


There goes our list, according to order preference. What will be the order of YOUR list? And what else will you have on it? Tell us about it!



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Author: Kachi

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