Saltbeat, a high-performance swim and surf fashionwear, collaborated with Kanella for the Africa-inspired SS2019 Amalhe Collection.

Amalhe means ‘the beautiful ones’ in Zulu. This exclusive collaboration was influenced by the diverse artwork and colorful patterns found in traditional African garments.

The vivid patterns and monochromatic geometrical motifs are an ode to nature’s perfect imperfections. Forms, shapes, colors and textures are in sync with the richness and boldness of the African region.

The most challenging part of the design was to work on the pattern mix and positioning and to find the most striking combination for each apparel.