Through the years, tassels which were a symbol of power and prestige have become a functional and decorative object offering stylised options to the lifestyle and fashion world depending on it’s origin, the cultures that use it, and how it has evolved over the centuries.

From a historical angle, tassels use even date back to the Hebrew Bible where the Lord spoke to Moses instructing him to tell the Israelites to make tassels (Hebrew tzitzit) on the corners of their garments, to help them to remember all the commandments of the Lord and to keep them (Numbers 15:37-40), and as a sign of holiness.

In sixteenth century France, a formal guild for passementerie was formed; a group of artisans specialising in tassels and trimmings as artwork. These elaborate embellishments may have taken weeks or months to create from the finest materials.

Today through my design work, I have decided to use tassels to bring back fun, sass and play in fashion by applying them to the sleeves on different styles and pieces.

Swing, slay and style in this A-Line tassel-sleeve cocktail mini dress served in nothing but print while you shake out that sass and get to play.

This Piece is fully lined and stuffed in tulle for that extra volume.

Visit us and treat yourself to something special.

Yours fabulously,

Liz Ogumbo-Regisford

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There are few Africans whose creative journey has been as wide-ranging, singular and successful as the one travelled by Liz Ogumbo. Over the past decade, this formidably focused Kenyan has established herself as as a multidsiplinary creative entrepreneur, consultant & content creator working and building within the creative economy in music, fashion, television, radio and wine. Through all these, she shares an enviable commitment to excellence and to fostering relationships and projects that advance the African creative industries globally. Whether it’s writing, recording and performing her original music dubbed ‘KenSoul,’ designing for her eponymous fashion label, ‘Liz Ogumbo’ hosting and producing ‘Fashion Lab Africa’ TV and radio, or her most recent venture, ‘Liz Ogumbo Wines,’ Liz is unquestionably the new face of modern Africa. She is as much rooted in the continent she loves as the global community that is fast embracing her irresistible vision. Now firmly established as a leading Afropolitan with real vision, Liz is ready to take on the world with all aspects of her multidisplinary creative entrepreneurship.

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