#OliveAnkaraStories - Tales from the OA world

  • Head Wraps: from enslavement to emancipation

    Head wraps haven't always been a fashion statement or a way to hide a bad hair day. During 18th and 19th century in America, in fact, it was quite the opposite. Those were the years of the American Revolution (1775-1783), when the status of slave was institutionalised as a racial cast. It was ... View Post
  • The Launch Of Our First Pop-Up Shop!

    On June 17th, 2017 we launched the first official OliveAnkara Pop-Up Shop. Our first collection, Enweoke, was ready to go, and we couldn't wait to see people's reactions. So we decided to run a week long pop-up shop in the gallery space at UltraSuperNew Agency, at 13 Bussorah Street, Singapore. B... View Post
  • Runway: Catwalk on the Rooftop and Market Bazaar @ The Hive, Singapore

    On June 16th, 2017 we were invited to participate at Runway: Catwalk on the Rooftop and Market Bazaar, a fashion show organized by The Hive (www.thehive.sg) and Runway Asia with the intent of showcasing and promoting 11 up-and-coming local designers. It was a great honor for us (and honestly, a b... View Post