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How To Host Your Own Fashion Show

In 2017, I hosted my very first fashion show. This was by far one of the most stressful yet rewarding things I've ever done. Before the actual show, I had to make a note of what all the models would be wearing and made arrangements with them to come for a fitting. Just to make sure all the outfits would fit them appropriately. On the day of the show, the organisers were delayed, which was a good thing as this gave us more time to prepare and to practice the layout of the show and who would be going in first, second, third etc.  My one important tip I would recommend to anyone putting on a fashion show, would be try...

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My Business & Personal Favourites

This month I thought I would share with you a few of my favourite items and a couple of things you can use to assist you with your handmade business. I have been trading on market stalls on and off for 7-8 years now and I’ve experienced a lot in terms of where to sell my products and what works best for displaying my products. I also touch on a magazine I subscribe to to get ideas and inspiration from. Lastly I share my latest haul on some of my absolute favourite Ankara pieces I have managed to get my hands on.  

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Fresh New Prints

Hello My lovelies. One thing I absolutely love about my craft business is my collection of beautiful African Printed Textiles.With my background originating from Ghana, I am always looking for original prints sourced from there I can use to add to my ever so growing collection. My latest video showcases all the latest prints I have detailing the company who makes each print and what some of the colours mean.My new collection of notebooks will have more depth of colour in each print. I’m starting to see a pattern to all my posts. Vibrancy and the boldness in colour. Check out my latest video here; My Fabric Haul Video below;    African Buntin I decided to do something out of...

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