Sourced locally from Nairobi, Kenya
Material: The leather part of the bag is up-cycled leather. Kitenge fabric is used inside and outside of the bags
Structure: the BlackFly bag features a main compartment with a zippered pocket in the lining, and two smaller open pockets
Uses: Everyday travel bag
General notes: Each BlackFly Bag is unique and one of a kind, made from up-cycled material or products sourced locally for these women. The Kitenge fabric used in the bag originates from different parts of Africa. It is typically very colourful and bold, used for all kinds of clothing accessory type items. The leather part of the bag is up-cycled from Mitumba markets. Mitumba is a Swahili term, meaning "bundles", used to refer to plastic-wrapped packages of second hand clothing that makes its way to Kenya, donated by people in wealthy countries.