The famous Kikoi originated on the East Coast of Africa with particular prominence in Kenya and Tanzania. It is now found across the continent and loved throughout the world.
Kikoi (or Kikoy) comes from the Swahili word for ‘wrap’ or ‘something to wrap around you’. The name itself denotes the versatility of this handy piece of apparel. Used as a sarong, skirt, baby sling, towel, scarf, shawl, head wrap, dress, and so much more. It’s a useful item that once you own you’ll wonder how you ever lived without.