FROST & ONXY COLLECTION
Frost & Onyx was launched in August 2016 by Funmi, a British-Nigerian lawyer based in New York and London.
During a lazy day in a Brooklyn coffee shop, I was catching up with friends (Nigerian/American, Ghanaian/American) and realised the strong similarities to my British African friends – smart, fun, conscious, well-traveled, and proud of their African heritage. This is a common story of the African diaspora woman; one that can be underrepresented. I wanted to tell this story through fashion - with conscious original slogans and African prints.
The quest began to find the perfect tops and designs. With some light persuasion, it became a family effort. We embarked on a global search to source the right pieces, big brother (a gifted graphic designer) designed our one of a kind wax prints, and narrowed down exclusive fonts. A year or so on and after many (many, many, many) samples, Frost & Onyx was born.