A A K S was founded by Akosua Afriyie-Kumi with the goal of
introducing the world to her favourite weaving techniques done by the women of
Ghana while also creating and igniting sustainable jobs within
Africa. Handcrafted in Ghana, A A K S creates bags in styles that maintain
the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts characterised by
bright exuberant colours.
The essence of A A K S design philosophy is a complex
combination of thoughts, design element which come from a critical attention to
craftsmanship, authenticity and ethical values in their production ; while
having a strong sense of identity and quality. Each collection silhouette
is unique and tells a different story through detail, colour and shape. Akosua
is connected to every stage of the design and production process to oversee and
ensure that the end result is imbued with the spirit and soul worthy of the A A
K S stamp.