Author Archives: Zabba Designs

About Zabba Designs

Zabba Designs is base on my love for everything and anything African and my belief that it is every women’s right to look and feel glamorous and elegant regardless of body shape and size. Zabba Designs specializes in merging two very different cultures to create an explosion of unique style and color. I love the colorful and self-expressive approach of the life of the people in West Africa. Join me as we explore my Africa.

Mai’s Life: The Beauty Of Nassau, Bahama

We were in Nassau, Bahamas celebrating my beautiful mother’s birthday. I have a couple of pictures from Nassau, Bahamas to share but here are a few of my favorite. It was our very first day in Nassau and we spent … Continue reading

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DAY TWO….MY GO TO PIECE….MAXI DRESSES

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Maxi dresses, as we all know, are not only one of the most comfortable, flattering, and forgiving items of clothing to wear, but they’re also surprisingly versatile too. From dressed up fancy to a little bit funky, work appropriate to … Continue reading

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MAIS OBESSION WITH MAXI DRESSES

Two things I am crazy about and in love with are vibrant Ankara Prints and sexy, flirty maxi Dresses. They are my go to item. They are always fun and flirty . I adores them because they are easy to … Continue reading

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Skirts, Skirts, Skirts—— Maxi, Mini, Pencil And Flare Skirts

African Print pencil skirts from Zabba Designs is the perfect piece to complement any wardrobe. Wear it to the office and easily transforms it for a night on the town. This Gorgeous African Print Skirt flatters your figure and helps … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 children. As a young child she was paralyzed by polio, and contracted both scarlet fever and double pneumonia. Many doctors felt she would never walk again, yet she always believed otherwise. … Continue reading

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The Sahara II Vest

The Sahara II Vest This structured vest is accentuated with a recyclable rope detail along the waistline and sleeves. The wide neckline and squared off V-neck create a soft and alluring structure. Coupled with a fitted silhouette and scooped sides, … Continue reading

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The Akan Jacket

This structured jacket is accentuated with a recyclable rope detail along the waistline and neckline. Coupled with a fitted silhouette and scooped sides, the Akan jacket can be as conservative or as sexy as you make it. Did you know … Continue reading

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The Little Cakewalkers

[Siblings Rudy and Fredy Walker performing the ‘Cakewalk’ in France. ‘A History of African American Theatre’ by Errol G. Hill and James V. Hatch.] The Cakewalk became a popular stage act for expert dancers as well as a craze in … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Mary Fields (aka “Stagecoach Mary”)

Today we remember Mary Fields, also known as “Stagecoach Mary.” She was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service. Even … Continue reading

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The Simplicity of Pencils & Erasers

Remember when we were little, just starting out school and we wrote in our 2A, 2B and 2D exercise books with those fancy pencils with erasers on their bottom? We could easily erase whatever mistake we made as we wrote … Continue reading

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