Bags are one of the most important accessories a woman can have. AAKs founded by Akosua Afriyie-Kumi. Was created with a global goal in mind, that goal was to introduce the handcrafted bags unique to Ghana to the rest of the world.
AAKs does more than produce eye-catching bags worn by bloggers like Asiyami Gold. The brand is adamant about maintaining its authenticity and providing jobs in Ghana. The bags are each handcrafted in Ghana and aim to maintain the style and spirit of Ghanaian bags of the past with a twist of course.
Ethics, attention to detail, and authenticity are high on the list for AAKs. The creator Akosua is involved with every aspect of the bag making process. Akosua a Ghanaian that had lived in London for a while and attended the Kingston University of London graduated with a bachelor’s honors degree in fashion and has quite the impressive resume. She spends her time between Europe and Accra, being conscious of her time to make sure she can visit local artisans and creators.
There is no doubt you have already heard of this phenomenal brand and seen in stores like Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters. AAKS is sure to become a fashion staple in Accra and across the globe.