Hilda Mauya, creative director and founder of fashion label Dahil Republic of Couture, instills rich culture into contemporary fashion; mixing traditional fabrics with indigenous (Kente) and other Africa-inspired printed fabrics such as Ankara with 100% linen, silk, chiffon and dry lace. Mauya creates raw, yet trendy, designs for western society.

A child of Kenya, a parent of art, her designs embody the essence of everyday couture. A newcomer to the fashion world, this brand name strives to enhance the true essence of a woman’s femininity, sexuality and power as well as preserve her African heritage.

  • Designer: Hilda Mauya
  • Country: Kenya
  • Inspiration Culture, Women
  • Year 2015
  • http://www.dahilrepublicofcouture.com/