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SAMBA SPECTRA FASHION SHOW

    This year Samba Afri Glam will be stepping into summer by hosting its first African inspired fashion show in Malta, offering the audience a taste of the African colors through it's unique collection of clothing and accessories.  The fashion show will be hosted at Ivy House in Pembroke on 30 April 2022 from 19:00 to 21:00 hrs. The show will showcase Perle-X from Senegal, Lidsan Craftworks from Malta and of course the Samba Afri Glam collection of various clothing designs and accessories.  After the show the audience can mingle, enjoy some refreshments and  snacks while a selection of the items featured will be displayed to give the audience a chance to have a closer look or even purchase some of them...

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Colors of Africa - Music video

"Colors of Africa" by Mafikizolo Ft. Diamond Platnumz & Dj Maphorisa. Colors of Africa talks about unity in the beautiful continent of Africa with a very diverse culture. 

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WHAT IS RAFFIA?

       These beautiful unique bags are made from Raffia material (plain colour) plus African wax print fabric (mixed print fabric).What is Raffia?Raffia is a straw-like material that is gained from a palm tree. Its origin is Madagascar, but over the years raffia palm trees can be found in other parts of Eastern Africa. This type of 🌴 palm trees have a short trunk and the leaves are huge in comparison to most palm trees.

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Custom/Made To Measure Vs Bespoke

Custom is used to describe anything that isn’t ready to wear. If you buy a dress off the rack and get it tailored, that’s not a custom dress. It’s just a tailored dress. Custom means made-to-measure. “Custom” and “Bespoke” are not the same thing. Bespoke clothing are way different from made-to-measure clothing that you might buy online for example.  Bespoke clothing is made from scratch, just for you. In other words, no fabric is cut until you’ve been measured.

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Hand Woven Kente Cloth

Authentic Kente Cloth is hand woven and can easily be identified by its thick texture, though it is often confused with the mass produced cotton kente print fabric which does not carry the same value and prestige.  The best place to get authentic hand woven kente cloth is from Ghanaian kente weavers.    Originally, the use of kente was reserved for Asante royalty and limited to special social and sacred functions. Even as production has increased and kente has become more accessible to those outside the royal court, it continues to be associated with wealth, high social status, and cultural sophistication. Kente cloth is completely a product of handicraft. No machine is involved. As such, it is labor intensive. A lot of special skill is essential...

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