Mena Moves: Clinton Global Initiative Conference

In July 2017, Mena Mode’s founder, Melissa Issa-Boube, was invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative  conference at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference brings forth 1100 other commitment-makers who have pledged to make a change in one of these five areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public […]

Mena Moves : Georgia Gwinnett College

Mena Mode was invited to present our clothing line at the fashion show at Georgia Gwinnett College. Mena Mode was chosen to open the show which was a great honor. We were able to use our contemporary designs and traditional fabrics to set the tone for the rest of the night. This show at GGC […]

Mena Moves: Alabama

Last weekend we had the pleasure of working with the University of Alabama for their African event showcasing designers from Atlanta and Alabama. We were thrilled to take part because this was our first event outside the state of Georgia. We enjoyed working with these students. They were very professional and adapted well to the […]

Mean Moves: UGA Africa Night 2017 [Video]

This past Saturday, Mena Mode had the opportunity to be a designer in the Africa Night Show at the University of Georgia. We participated in the show last year, and when the fashion coordinators Nafisat and Michelle contacted us, we could not say no. We like to work with the students at the University of […]

Headwrap Tutorial and New Styles [Video]

I used Pinterest to find ideas for this shoot. I was fortunate enough to work with Winnie from Winniesfashun on this collaboration. Click on her name to see her YouTube channel. 

Shooting with photographer Julius Bryant

Had the opportunity of working with Julius Bryant and Clara. Please click on their names to find their profiles, work, and contact information. This was a wonderful experience, and we cannot wait to collaborate with them again.  Photography by Julius Bryant

Mena Mode Collaboration: Stephanie Bijoux and Winnies Fashun [Video]

Worked with Stephanie Bijoux and Winniesfashun.  Check out their work by clicking on their links!

Mena Moves: Niger in West Africa

Last November, Mena Mode had the pleasure of returning to the motherland. We traveled to Niger in West Africa. Our founder, Melissa, considers Niger home because that is where her parents are from. The mascot of the country is a gazelle or “mena” in Hausa Language, hence the name Mena Mode. Mena Mode is working […]

Mena Mode Summer 2016 Shoot

I had the wonderful opportunity of working with some wonderful models last weekend. My brother, Malick Issa-Boube, worked as the videographer and photographer for the shoot. This was his first shoot working with live models, and he nailed it. We took shots in downtown Atlanta near Georgia State. Models: Adaobi Okocha Raven Moore Tameron Hampton

African Fashion Music Video with Mena Mode [Video]

Shot this video with Adaobi Okocha and videographer, Malick Issa-Boube. Music by Zizibo. He is a talented music artist. Please check out his work.

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