Roses are red, violets are blue. Have you found a gift for your boo? The common gifts sets and many more. Why don’t we take a step aside from the conventional gifts and try Something new, besides its 2017. Below I have carefully selected five African inspired gifts for him and her.

For Her

The Madam Ori luxurious gift set has been carefully selected to rejuvenate your senses and leave your skin moisturised. Presented in a stunning Madam Ori gift box, this set is the perfect gift for someone special. Containing: African Black Soap, Whipped Shea Butter, Massaging Body Oil and Moisturising Body scrub. This set will leave your loved one’s skin naturally glowing

Edanso, meaning distinct or unique in Twi. Edanso is a brand that creates handmade African inspired jewellery from woman. Why not swap the gold sweetheart necklace to a unique African necklace.

What if you give a handcrafted bag to your love? A.A.K.S bags are both authentic and aesthetic. Her bags are both extremely contemporary, and very traditional. Your boo will always be happy to have a bag that stands out.

How about a gift that is beneficial to the both of you? Detola&Greek is an Award winning African inspired lampshades homeware & gifts brand. Bringing a touch of Africa in your home!

Last but not least for our ladies, the ‘’I love you ‘’ teddy bears have become so monotonous. I came across African wax print teddy bears! And to top it off, all the proceeds are going towards to raise $15K to build water well in a village in Mali

For Him

Men like a bit of pampering too! The Sankofa Gift Box by Shabutter cottage contains: unrefined shea butter, Virgin organic coconut oïl, handmade natural unscented shea soap. There is beauty in simplicity.

Let’s add some colour to his wardrobe whilst we are at it! Tribal Twist aim to reinvent “Traditional clothing” by creating beautifully finished garments to fit in with the day to day life of their clients.


Kente is a well-loved fabric and its beauty lies in its patterns and colours. You cannot afford to give this handsome bow tie a miss! Try AfroNeckties !

Kenyan handcrafted beaded unisex bracelets can be worn with almost any outfit of his choice.

Unlike a normal chess set, this is called “African Battle“, Tooled leather with traditional West African motifs is transformed into a handsome chesboard. From Samuel and Francis Agbetey, it invites players to peaceful battle on the playing field.


Find out 5 other inspiring gifts for Valentine’s Day 

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