There’s an exciting brand that I’ve been seeing all over these social media streets that has me excited and they go by the name of Bantu Wax. Founded in 2009 by Yodit Eklund, Bantu Wax is an African surf and lifestyle brand that’s main goal is to “make people aware that there are amazing beaches and great surf in Africa.”
Yodit found a void and quickly filled it. I admire her motivation behind creating the brand.
"Inspired by Africa’s transition from dark continent bearer of light, tales of the mermaid goddess of oceans Mami Wata, and a passion for surfing, Bantu was created by merging the rich history of African art and textiles with Africa’s deeply rooted surf culture."
Africa is growing, and with multiple companies eyes on the continent, Bantu Wax is doing an awesome job of preserving African culture not only through the use of Africa’s textiles but also creating jobs and helping local communities while changing the outside view of the continent.
Probably some of my favorite photos I’ve ever taken.
Rented some tradition wooden plank boats used by fishermen in Ghana and met some young Ghanaians who definitely showed us a thing or two how it’s done. Thankful I was able to wade out and capture some awesome shots of these guys.
rip aaliyah and thank you for all the relevant looks you gave us in this video that came out 13 years ago
ZUHAIR MURAD Fall RTW 2014/2015
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