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In Burkina Faso, it’s very important to be well dressed. There is a link between the image of somebody and his way of dressing. That’s why a chief or an important personality socially or at political level cannot dress in the same way as ordinary people. Well dressing is a kind of respect for everybody,…

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What Kind of Clothing Do People in Mali Wear?   The West African nation of Mali is famed for tie-dyed textiles and unique colors and prints used in its garments. The culture is lively, and that is reflected in the garments you see throughout the entire nation, no matter which region you are in. Although…

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On this page is a list of interesting facts about traditional Ethiopian clothing written for kids and adults. Before discussing Ethiopian traditional clothing let’s get a quick overview of Ethiopia or as it is officially known the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Here are some quick facts about Ethiopia.   Ethiopia Quick Facts Ethiopia is…

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Let share with you  the Ankara Clothing For the benefit of those who don’t have an idea about the origin and history of this fabric, ankara is the name of the popular, patterned, cotton fabric extensively worn by Africans. Some call it ankara print, ankara wax, or simply ‘wax’ or ‘print’. Ankara is synonymous with ‘traditional…

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Traditional attire of the Somali people is very diverse for both men and women. The garb worn by these people of Africa is influenced by such factors as religion, age, region, and the occasion the person is wearing clothes for. This page provides information about Somali traditional clothing. Below is a list of interesting facts…

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Nigeria is composed of multiple ethnic groups and cultures, we are going to share a of Nigerian traditional clothing with you. Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country, there are numerous tribes and ethnic groups, many of which wear their own style of garb. In many areas of the country, especially the south, men and women…

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6 Strategies That Drive Successful African fashion Entrepreneurship In today’s ever changing business climate, an entrepreneur can easily become overwhelmed. It’s vital, though, to stay focused on your goals for the company. Even with a firm strategy in place, every entrepreneur should consider doing these six things to clear a path to success: Study the…

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How to Overcome the Fear of Success   Entrepreneurs are known for being risk takers. We jump in with both feet knowing we could fail. And when we do fail, it doesn’t keep us from jumping in with both feet again. There is no fear of failure. Failure just means we need to try something…

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7 Personal Attributes You Will Need To Become Successful In Africa fashion business entrepreneur What do successful entrepreneurs in Africa fashion business have in common? There is this wrong assumption that external attributes or circumstances determine your success. Your school degree, wealthy parents, a cooperative partner, access to finance, luck…. While some of it may…

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Contemporary African clothing line is the result of mutual interests and concerns generated by the many dreams and ideas So, you dream of starting your own trendy clothing line? To be successful, you’ll have to learn how to run a business, market your products, and keep your customers happy. Here are some basics on getting…

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Nailing Down the Basics (Part 2) 1 Consider whether you’d need employees. Will you need to hire help to work on your clothing line? Consider what sort of assistance you’ll need, how many hours per week you’ll require, and what you’ll be able to pay. If your production is at boutique level, you may be…

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Lahti, Finland (August 22, 2016) – Kipfashion is proud to provide customers with the opportunity to purchase ethically made, modern clothes, shoes, bags, and accessories that provide a taste of Africa with modern flare. “The colors, sounds, cultures, and tastes of Africas have inspired us at Kipfashion, so we have blended traditional techniques and materials…