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Manufacturing

July 11th, 2020

Can Footwear be Made in Africa? – Welcome to Nigeria!

“The next industrial revolution will be in Africa” says our guest in this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series. Artist and Entrepreneur Tunde Owolabi “Ethniks by Tunde” (www.ethnik.com.ng)

I explored with him the industry and business of African Footwear and the steps being made in Nigera’s footwear industry.

He shares the in-depth industry of footwear manufacturing in NIGERIA and presents the unique opportunity he has found using the traditional textile Aso-oke to do this.

Tunde has experienced a lot by starting an African footwear business. His gains and challenges are insightful and one not to miss for any aspiring footwear designer. From woven textiles to leater, from shoes to bags to tee shirts.

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In the video we discuss the importance of African manufacturing and the opportunities you can face getting set up in the industry. Most importantly is shared an understanding of the landscape of Africa that you are getting in to. Listen in for valid tips and tricks you can learn about Nigerian garment manufacturing as you start your African fashion business too.

I share insights into how to have success in creating, starting and building a desirable African fashion business from scratch and interview designers and experts on their experiences building their businesses on the ground in Africa. Hosted by Jacqueline Shaw Director of Africa Fashion Guide sharing insights into African fashion business.

 

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