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About Makeji

Makeji is a brand that merges luxury and style with high quality craftsmanship. We aim to bring the rich heritage and cultural authenticity of Africa to you! All our pieces are created in Nigeria, by a team that uses traditional techniques passed down through generations by local artisans.

We are inspired by vivacious, hand-loomed fabrics traditionally worn in Nigeria. Our pieces feature vibrant colour palettes made with the infusion of the hand woven Aso-oke, Ankara fabrics, Jute and leather.

Our mission is to share Africa with you. With Makeji, your wardrobe will be bold, beautiful and vibrant with our specially curated pieces. Every handbag is one of a kind!

Through our work with local artisans, we are empowering, creating job opportunities and bettering their communities- while sharing a piece of our heritage with the world!

About the Creative Director

Madeline Nwokeji is the founder and creative director of Makeji. She has a diverse background encompassing; Project Management, Marketing and Skincare.

Her love for Africa and fashion inspired this brand. She is deeply attached to her Nigerian roots and her mission is:

  • To create and share beautiful, bold designs with the world
  • To bring authentic handmade African luxury pieces to your closet
  • To support talented artisans in becoming economically empowered
  • To share Africa with the world

 

Through Makeji, Madeline continues to give back to her community, through strategic partnerships that empower and provide opportunities for women.

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