BAZOFO

BAZOFO

Bazofo is a Cape Verdean Creole word to describe someone with style and attitude. It is also a sustainable and ethical clothing brand from Cova da Moura, the biggest Cape Verdean community in Portugal.
Bazofo é uma palavra usada em crioulo de Cabo Verde para descrever alguém com estilo e atitude. Também é uma marca de roupa sustentável e ética da Cova da Moura, a maior comunidade cabo-verdiana em Portugal.

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FRESQUINHA

FRESQUINHA is how homemade ice lollies sold in plastic bags are called here. Tambarina, tamarind, is the most traditional flavour!

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T-shirt ZECA

ZECA

Brother Zeca, who's on the photo on the right, is a member of the Bazofo team and we have been friends as long as I can remember. As we say in Cape Verdean Creole: Um bez djuntu, sempre djuntu - once together, always together.

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MANAS print fabia EN

MANAS

MANAS (sisters) is dedicated to black women and to the fight for equality. It also celebrates the beauty of black hair - the design was created in collaboration with Ana Tica, who took the original photos in black hair saloons in the outskirts of Lisbon.

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PENTI BLACK

The message of PENTI BLACK (this is how we call the afro comb in krioulo) is that we are beautiful and powerful, and we carry in us the strenght of our ancestors. Nteni orgulho dundi ki a mi bem - I’m proud of where I come from.

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DJUNTA MÔ

Djunta mô means putting your hands together. It is a Cape Verdean concept of mutual help: together we are stronger.

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SOMADA

This design is named after a place in Santiago Island, Cape Verde. Somada is also a funaná song from the 80s by a famous band formed in Cova da Moura, Tulipa Negra.  

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Bodona t-shirt

BODONA

You call bodona someone who accomplishes what they've started, regardless of challenges. And when they reach their goal, they're not ashamed of showing their pride. Who's bodona has many good qualities!

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PÉ DI BADJU

If someone asks you for a “pé di badju” it’s because he or she wants to dance morna or coladeira with you. It’s also difficult to hear funaná without giving a “pé di badju”!

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Buraca t-shirt

BURACA

“B for Buraca!” said Froze when he saw this t-shirt. Go visit him in Coqueiro, the restaurant in Cova da Moura where he works, to hear some Cape Verdean music. Buraca is the area of Amadora where Cova da Moura is located.

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Djunta Mo Bag / Saco

DJUNTA MÔ BAG

Djunta mô means putting your hands together. It is a Cape Verdean concept of mutual help: together we are stronger.

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DJUNTA MO II BAG/SACO

DJUNTA MÔ II BAG

Djunta mô means putting your hands together. It is a Cape Verdean concept of mutual help: together we are stronger.

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penti black saco

PENTI BLACK BAG

The message of PENTI BLACK (this is how we call the afro comb in krioulo) is that we are beautiful and powerful, and we carry in us the strenght of our ancestors. Nteni orgulho dundi ki a mi bem - I’m proud of where I come from.

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