African Print Skirts we can wait to wear in 2017

African Print Skirts we can wait to wear in 2017

We’ve conquered the first month of 2017 and we’ve beat the January blues. It’s now time to look forward brighter days in African prints. We’ve made it easier for you to rounding up the pieces you need in your wardrobe. From graphic patterns to attractive colours here are the African print skirts we’ve been crushing on hard for 2017, enjoy the video. We literally cannot get enough of these fresh African print skirts; they can allow you to achieve a slick, urban look or a cool sexy look. They make going out easy any day and time. #africanprintshop #africanprint #africanprints #africanprintclothing  #africanskirt #africanprint skirt #africanfashion #africanclothing #africangirl #smallbusiness #womeninbusiness #fashion #clothing #fashionblogger #ukfashionblogger #belondon #africanstyle #ankara  #followme #shopping #glam #handmade #africaninspired #africanfabric #africandesigners #headwraps #africandesign #africandressstyle #afrogirl #africanqueen  ...
Be London Now Open For Business In Deptford Market Yard

Be London Now Open For Business In Deptford Market Yard

Our brand new flagship store opened it’s doors for business on Saturday 18th September in the ultra trendy new Deptford Market Yard. Part of a collective of amazing independent shops, restaurants and market space breathing new lift into what is London’s oldest railway structure. Working hard to develop our African print boutique the opening weekend was infused with colour, fashion and positive energy as attendees enjoyed music, the latest designs, and a fantastic introductory discount. Situated in Arch 8 Be London Fashion brings a pop of colour and creative style offering unique african print designs merging African and Western wear to create fashion that is both inspirational and distinctive. If you are looking to stand out from the crowd all our clothing is designed in house and is totally unique to Be London. With a diverse range of styles across our range we truly offer something for everybody. Our skilfully arranged collections will include new pieces from our unique African print range including clothing for women, men and children, from african print skirts, to mens african print shirts, women’s african print trousers, tops and more. Having traded at Deptford Market since 2014 we’ve always promoted diversity and individuality with bright, bold and easy to wear African print clothing. Our new home in Deptford Market Yard offers us the opportunity to put our own colourful spin on a truly unique shopping experience at our flagship store. African prints will never go out of fashion and are a great addition to any wardrobe. African fabric otherwise known as ankara, kente or dutch wax really are a fantastic way of brightening up...
New Store Opening At Deptford Market Yard This September

New Store Opening At Deptford Market Yard This September

We are incredibly excited to announce we will be opening our new store at Deptford Market Yard this September. Be London Fashion will be one of a collection of amazing independent shops, restaurants and market space breathing new life into what is London’s oldest railway structure. The restored Grade II listed carriage ramp which used to lift train carriages up to platform level houses fourteen arches which have been restored for local independent businesses. Having traded at Deptford Market since 2014 promoting diversity and individuality with bright, bold, easy to wear African print clothing the new Deptford Market Yard gives us a permanent residence and somewhere to call home, putting our very own colourful spin on a truly unique shopping experience within our new shop. Be London Fashion prides itself to be the premiere location for african fashion and accessories for those who refuse to sacrifice quality and service. We are not limited to an African print ladies lines like many other specialist retailers, we offer a full range for men and children with the same quality customer demand. Designer Amie comments “We are so excited to have a permanent location where our customers can easily find us. This further reinforced the fact that we want to make African print clothing more accessible and available to a diverse range of individuals. This is an opportunity to add value to our local community by making available unique items that would otherwise be difficult to get a hold of. We fully support the development of Deptford and being part of the Deptford project  is a huge opportunity to grow and develop with the wider community. At our store everyone is welcome so we are really...
Understand Your African Print Skirt Styles

Understand Your African Print Skirt Styles

A must have piece in any wardrobe, don’t skirt around the issue – shop our latest tend range of skater, pencil, midi, and maxi african print skirts. Understand your african print skirt styles from figure flattering skater skirts, classic pencils and body conscious styles, theres a skirt to suit everyones shapes. Show some skin with a thigh skimming skater skirt, ooze elegance in a slinky midi or max out your style statement with a long length maxi. Keep it classic and team a high wasted number with a wrap top and killer courts or easily dress up or down versatile african print pieces. Whatever length or style, we have a skirt to suit your fashion need. Skater Skirt Skater skirts are versatile, ever-trendy, and universally flattering. Fitted at the waist and flared out into an A-line silhouette and inspired by the short skirts worn by figures skaters. They’re season-less which means you can wear them all year round. They come in different colours, textures, minis and midi’s but we particularly love the African print skater skirts, browse our selection here. Pencil Skirt A pencil skirt is a skirt with a narrow and straight cut. It reveals the figure of a woman as it hugs the curves a woman’s body. Usually, the skirt ends at the knee or slightly below it. Pencil skirts were often seen as office wear, but in recent years this style skirt can be worn on many different occasions. For a sleek and sexy look team your african print pencil skirt with a plain dress shirt, just tuck it in and accessorise with killer heals and...
Be London Fashion

Be London Fashion

Be London Fashion Amie Touray www.belondonfashion.com   For Immediate Release   Online market for African fashion available   African high fashion is often difficult and expensive to find, but now there is an online marketplace designed around the Dark Continent and its unique beauty.   Be London Fashion prides itself to be the premiere location for African fashion and accessories for those who refuse to sacrifice quality and service.  This means offering convenience and comfortable shopping from the customer’s own home while having the advantages that come with a large traditional store.   Be London Fashion is not limited to ladies fashion like many other online retailers specializing in African design.  They offer a full line for men and children, all with the same quality customers demand.   All of the clothes feature prints similar to traditional African patterns and are styled in traditional Western style.  The result is a unique, friendly look that is sure to appease to the most sublime of tastes.   “We take great pride in creating the best of the best for our customers.  This way we can be sure that what they see on the website is the same as what they will receive at home,” said Amie Touray, owner of Be London Fashion.   In addition to the preservation of African culture through its clothing line, Be London Fashion is also dedicated to Africa and its children.  Through SOS Africa, the company has helped over 35 children break the vicious poverty cycle and reach their personal goals.   “We give five percent of all sales to SOS Africa.  The programme tailors the...
Modern Ways To Wear African Print Fashion

Modern Ways To Wear African Print Fashion

Prints are never going to go out of style and are a great way to incorporate them into your wardrobe is to use African prints. Here are a number of ways to rock Africa fabric (also know as “ankara” “kente” or “dutch wax” depending on the region) easily with items already in your clothing collection. Feel free to go head to toe if you’re really feeling it. Think crop tops, peplum tops, boxy cuts and even blazers! Just wear with a black pencil skirt or your favourite pair of boyfriend jeans for a quick evening outfit. Pair a flared, mini, skater, midi or maxi skirt in an African print with a solid tee or button down shirt and you’ve got yourself a perfect brunch, or date outfit. Similar to skirts, pair African printed pants and shorts in cuts that flatter your shape with basic tops for casual wear that has an element of sophistication. Turn things all the way up with a one piece African print jumpsuit or stick to two coordinating pieces for a stellar pant, skirt or short suit. The options with dresses are endless – every style imaginable. A-line dresses work for almost all shapes, but the details (frills, patterns, embroidery etc) is what makes these dresses stand out from the crowd. If you’re hesitant to wear African print all over, incorporate the style into your accessories with hats, bags, head wraps, shoes and jewellery fit for a queen. Founder Amie creates individual graphic prints and bold colours using traditional textiles such as wax prints, tie dies and batiks to really make heads turn. These one-off...
In Our Wardrobe: The African Print Skater Skirt

In Our Wardrobe: The African Print Skater Skirt

African print skater skirts are that one item in your wardrobe that you know is versatile enough for any event, any time of the year. The only question we have is how did we ever live without them in our wardrobes? Do you ever have those occasions when you and your friend decide to go out but then you realise she doesn’t have anything suitable to wear with her? The best option is to give her your African print skater skirt with a flattering top and matching heels and you’ll both be looking fierce for a night on the town in bucketful’s of style! They really are true spotlight-stealing statement items that can be worn all year round and styled in many ways, whether for a night out, first date or spot of shopping. Every street fashionista is wearing this kind of skirt in her everyday life. So, what’s so great about the African print skater skirt?  Our African print skater skirts are made to be fitted at the waist and then flare out into a gorgeous A-line silhouette. They also come in all sorts of colours, textures and lengths from short to midi. Interestingly, skater skirts originated from the figure skater industry and as time progressed, fashion designers became inspired by the shapes and movements, that they couldn’t resist putting them into their collections and onto the catwalk. Thank goodness they did! Because of their shape, it means they are very easy to wear and can be dressed up or down to your liking. The other awesome things about these African print skater skirts are that they make...
Five reasons why you should be wearing African fashion

Five reasons why you should be wearing African fashion

Love bright, vibrant, coloured clothing? Excited about the thought of wearing striking, bold patterns? Want to be a bit more unique in your clothing choices and stand out from the crowd? Then African fashion is definitely for you. Say hello to your new statement wardrobe that looks simply gorgeous throughout every season! Never again will you look in your wardrobe and think, “I’ve got nothing to wear!” Sound familiar? Simply put, African fashion is oh-so-versatile and allows you to experiment with colours and patterns to create a new look every day if you so desire. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should take some inspiration from the world of African fashion and incorporate it into your daily wardrobe. But to shopaholics amongst us, don’t say we didn’t warn you! 1) Easy to incorporate into your every day style African fashion is not just a trend; it is hear to stay! Over recent years, it has been growing in popularity with now a lot of fantastic designers and bloggers in this space. Believe us when we say, your every day wardrobe has never looked so gorgeous and glamorous. The best thing is, you can really make it unique to your sense of style. Whether you want to go all out in bold statement colours and prints or just add one key item to your look, you can be sure every outfit will simply pop! Similarly, there is an outfit for every different occasion, whether you want to go casual, work attire or have a friends wedding coming up – you can dress your outfit up or down to...
A Word From Be London Fashion

A Word From Be London Fashion

  Looking to add a pop of colour to your wardrobe? Be London offer unique african print designs merging African and Western wear to create fashion that is both inspirational and distinctive. Stand out from the crowd in our range of African fashion including African print dresses, skirts, tops, shirts, trousers and more. Founder Amie creates individual graphic prints and bold colours using traditional textiles such as wax prints, tie dies and batiks to really make heads turn. These one off designs are guaranteed to keep you ahead of the current fashion trends. Be London create all our clothing in house so you can be sure to make a statement. We offer contemporary fashion with bold african print designs covering womenswear, menswear and kids clothing. Our aim is to make African prints easy to wear and accessible to everyone. Our print designs are diverse and the patterns usually tell a story or represent certain aspects of African culture providing one of a kind statement pieces. Our clothing is tailored for your comfort so you don’t need to worry about any of the Be London range not fitting well, we produce all our pieces with our customers in mind. Having grown up in a world of colour founder Amie was never able to purchase individual African print clothing off the shelf, she began to create her own unique designs which quickly turned into designs for friends and family. With such an eye for design and revolutionary style the fun and fresh clothing of Be London Fashion was born. Be London understands how important it is to give back to our...
SOS Africa Charity: We support children in Africa

SOS Africa Charity: We support children in Africa

We support children in Africa   Be-London are  pleased to announce that we support SOS Africa charity! This is a UK based child sponsorship organisation which invests 100% of your donation in the education and care of African township children. Since 2003 we have provided 39 disadvantaged children, from grades 1 to 12, with a personal education programme tailored specifically to their needs. This holistic approach enables children to break the cycle of poverty and reach their full potential. We aim to support this cause by donating 5% of all online sales to SOS Africa in order to empower children and ultimately the wider community. SOS Africa charity support children particularly in South Africa and they do this by carrying out the following: In both Mafikeng and the Western Cape in South Africa, they are able to provide children from the ages of 6 to 18 with a high standard of education and care. The schools they use have an excellent reputation throughout their local communities. To eliminate potential inequalities, SOS Africa provides each child with the school uniform/equipment they are likely to need. After school everyday each child then attends an SOS Africa Aftercare Centre where they will receive lunch, homework assistance, tutoring and swimming lessons. SOS Africa also provides each child with a mentor, with whom they can consult about any day to day problems which they may encounter. The overall safety of the children is a priority. As a result, SOS Africa provides transport for each child, transporting them to and from school safely every day. Get double the benefits when you shop with belondonfashion.com empowering children in Africa while looking good at the same time its...
African print clothing: Only for the Bold…

African print clothing: Only for the Bold…

Welcome to the New Be-London website & blog, a site for the bold, bright and beautiful. We are so excited to bring African print clothing at your finger tips. Make your wardrobe more diverse and unique by including dynamic and bold prints. We’re making contemporary African fashion more accessible and it’s only a click away! We like to mix things up incorporating western wear if African prints as well as mixing and matching different prints. Our African print garments are handmade with each print being carefully selected to ensure high quality. We stock a diverse range of items from bags to blazers for Women, Men and Children. Sprucing up your wardrobe starts here and thanks for visiting our website.   About Be-London  Be-London is an exciting new African print clothing brand which aims to promote diversity and individuality with their contemporary African print designs. We have a variety of items in stock including African dresses, African skirts and tops, we cater for men, women and children so there is something for everybody! We want to make African print clothing easy to wear and accessible to all. We use traditional textiles such as wax prints, tie dies and batiks to create our African clothing. Each fabric is carefully selected and tested to ensure that it is of the highest quality.   The prints are diverse and the patterns usually tell a story or they may represent certain aspects of the African culture. Sixty percent of our products are handmade here in London with the remainder being hand made in Africa (e.g. Ghana, Gambia)....