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Kangarui

Custom designed using watercolour

Kangarui is all about colour, animals and nature. Each piece is custom designed using watercolour, photography and collage, carefully printed on to accessories and home decors. Inspired by the beauty of Kenya, the brands wishes to spread positive vibes around the world through unique art.
The name 'Kangarui' sounds like an animal often found in Australia, but it is actually a combination of Kanga (or Khanga, a traditional textile from Kenya, often used as headscarves and sarongs) plus the founders first name, Rui. Kanga-Rui
Kangarui
The name 'Kangarui' sounds like an animal often found in Australia, but it is actually a combination of Kanga (or Khanga, a traditional textile from Kenya, often used as headscarves and sarongs) plus the founders first name, Rui. Kanga-Rui
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Orange POA Double Shopper
KANGARUI
Orange POA Double Shopper
A large tote with 3 compartments perfect for the beach or grocery shopping with style! POA - Power of Africa!
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KSH2,800.00
Unisex Hoodie with Mud Cloth Print
KANGARUI
Unisex Hoodie with Mud Cloth Print
Tropical vibes with these unisex hoodies! Match them with our shorts for fun! Fast drying.
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KSH5,800.00
Unisex Shorts with Chilling Cubs Print
KANGARUI
Unisex Shorts with Chilling Cubs Print
Tropical vibes with these unisex shorts for day or swim! Fast drying.
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KSH4,500.00
Womens Pink Tshirt with Lobster Pocket
KANGARUI
Womens Pink Tshirt with Lobster Pocket
Savannah Tshirt for women with Kangarui art printed pocket that is flowing, playful and fun!
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KSH3,300.00
Meet the Founders
Rui Yamashita

Rui Yamashita is the artist behind Kangarui. She was born in Japan, raised in Kenya and her life experiences are reflected in each of her designs. A quirky fusion style, filled with colour and often with animals found in East Africa, she wishes to spread her safari love around the world. Her passion has always been to get dirty and be creative by exploring all sorts of materials and tools, playing heavily with layers. Her designs were sold at Urban Outfitters, Target, BHG, Houzz, and many other stores worldwide, before she launched her own brand in September 2016.