Nana and Afua Dabanka are Ghanaian sisters and creators of MONAA. The two German raised sisters , were inspired by their fathers handmade Ghanaian sandals and their mothers silk sandals. So inspired that they started their own sandal line combining leather and Ghanaian fabrics. The sandals stay true to their Ashanti culture with a global flare and are exclusively made in Ghana.
Luxurious leather is combined with traditional Ghanaian accents to stay authentic to the brand. The sisters have lived a trans-continetal lifestyle, travelling and living on a variety of continents most notably; Germany, Ghana, New York and London. They have taken elements from each respective place to formulate the brands identity and style.
MONAA is a combination of both the sisters names. Though the designs have this global aspect to them the pair have made sure that the Ghanaian roots which inspired this brand are firmly placed in the collection. The luxurious footwear definitely has international appeal. The shoes are vibrant, bold and make a statement, with the ability of being dressed up or down.