THE NICHE TO THE BRAND
Apart from the custom high quality fabric used to make its clothing, the niche to melalean is the African print on most of the apparel
A CLOTH FOR KINGS & QUEENS! 👑
Before finding it’s way into, bags, scarves & most clothing apparel sold around the globe nowadays, this royal & sacred cloth was usually worn in times of extreme importance & was/is the cloth of Kings, Queens and Nobility! This Ghanian textile is made of handwoven cloth, strips of silk & cotton
To the person wearing or displaying the cloth, Kente carries an even deeper significance. Every pattern, color, and shape has a specific meaning, and arrayed together onto the cloth this aesthetic design is intended as communication or combined to represent a singular narrative. This gives each Kente design its own unique symbolic value.
MEANING OF COLOURS
BLACK: maturation, intensified spiritual energy, spirits of ancestors, passing rites, mourning, and funerals * BLUE: peacefulness, harmony, and love
GREEN: vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, spiritual renewal
GOLD: royalty, wealth, high status, glory, spiritual purity
GREY: healing and cleansing rituals; associated with ash
MAROON: the color of mother earth; associated with healing
PINK: assoc. with the female essence of life; a mild, gentle aspect of red
PURPLE: assoc. with feminine aspects of life; usually worn by women
RED: political and spiritual moods; bloodshed; sacrificial rites and death.
SILVER: serenity, purity, joy; associated with the moon
WHITE: purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions
YELLOW: preciousness, royalty, wealth, fertility, beauty
ASPIRE TO INSPIRE BEFORE YOU EXPIRE!