Our story

Giyani-born entrepreneur, Fumani Baloyi is the brainchild behind Akio, a leading digital agency known for its clean and eye-catching designs. He longed for an online clothing store that would be an extension of his creative and artistic work. He decided to channel his love for design, art, and streetwear and his imaginative personality to create a lifestyle brand that can be the voice of the youth, a vehicle for creative expression.
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brand philosophy

Akio is a lifestyle brand that fuses corporate merch and streetwear into something you can rock every day. We want to be an integral part of South African street culture through innovative design.
Our product offering consists of unisex apparel such as hoodies, crewneck sweaters and headgear with all the flair of street style.