Monthly Archives: January 2011

Shopping In Glorious Heat

Etisen! Hello! It’s Monday and I have been out shopping in Accra in the glorious heat. Ok it wasn’t that hot, but walking around with a bag full of goods can really cause you to break out a good sweat. … Continue reading

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Made It To Ghana 1/21/11

Made it to Ghana and already found some great designers at the shopping mall and through my wonderful hosts: Kiki Clothing and Ohene Collection. http://kikiclothing.com/site/index.html. And the Woodin store is gorgeous. Lot’s of beautiful fabric there. Ok. It’s time to … Continue reading

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Ghana: Source of Authentic African Textile

Now the time has finally come for me to venture into another African country to meet new suppliers, create new relationships and purchase great products. I have to say this is a great step forward from the previous work I … Continue reading

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Warm Up With A Kikoy

Keep warm with a traditional East African Kikoy. Kikoys are woven cotton fabrics that originate from the coastal region of East Africa – specifically Kenya and Tanzania. They typically have a solid principal color with striped parallel borders and a … Continue reading

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2011 Perspective

New Year’s Eve was a whole lot of fun for some of the Wafrique team and friends. We had a fabulous time steppin and freestyling at the Astor Hotel with MSBU and other Milwaukee steppers. It’s amazing how I got … Continue reading

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