Welcome to KAHINDO, a vibrant and empowering womenswear brand that draws inspiration from the rich culture and heritage of Africa. Founded by Kahindo Mateene, a talented designer with a pan-African upbringing, KAHINDO merges contemporary style with a deep appreciation for Africa's diverse traditions.
Each KAHINDO piece showcases the brand's unique prints, bold colours, and intricate designs, bringing a fresh reinterpretation to traditional African fashion. With Africa at its heart and New York as its creative base, KAHINDO collaborates with African textile artists and embraces ethical production practices, empowering women in the Democratic Republic of Congo and beyond.
At KAHINDO, fashion is more than just a form of self-expression. The brand is committed to making a real-world difference through its SEW Sustainable Commitment. By empowering women, closing the gender gap, paying fair living wages, and creating sustainable jobs in Africa, KAHINDO uses its platform to create social change and foster a more equitable fashion industry.
Kahindo Mateene's journey in fashion has been marked by notable achievements, including participation in Macy's prestigious Chicago Fashion Incubator program and a featured role on Project Runway Season 12. Her collections have graced the runways of international fashion shows, such as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa and New York Fashion Week at the Harlem Fashion Row. The brand has garnered attention from renowned publications like The New York Times, Elle, Essence, and Marie Claire.
Shop the KAHINDO collection on ADJOAA and embrace the vibrant colours, bold prints, and empowering spirit of Africa. Dress boldly, wear proudly, and join us in creating a fashion movement that makes a positive impact on women's lives.