AfricanInfluenced

Handmade unique and funky items

London, England 7 Sales On Etsy since 2011

AfricanInfluenced

Handmade unique and funky items

London, England | 7 Sales

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Ayo Dele

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African Influenced boutique offers unique edgy accessories with a positive message that celebrates culture and heritage...Offering pieces for both men and women.

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Last updated on 27 Jan, 2017

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African Influenced boutique offers unique edgy accessories with a positive message that celebrates culture and heritage...Offering pieces for both men and women.

About AfricanInfluenced

Sales 7
On Etsy since 2011

Unique, quirky and funky accessories

I'm an actress and singer/songwriter. I used to question my creativity until the day I sat at a machine and made my first Ankara (African print) snood. I've always had ideas of creating different things but always felt limited by my lack of sewing knowledge, when ever I tried to make something in the passed

It took me 2 days and lots of broken needles but I was determined. It so happened that I had to pick up my cousin and her friends from the airport the next day, she was flying in from the States. She saw my new accessory and asked me where I got it from because it was so cute.

I told her it was my own creation and she put in her order of 10 straight away and wanted them ready for when she was leaving, which gave me about 10 days. I had so much fun going to the market, choosing the different material and finally making the snoods. It was so intense, yet really satisfying to produce items with my hands, completely driven by passion and determination, the compliments and encouragement kept flooding in.

I made another set and organized a photo shoot with my friends walking around central London in my snoods.

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  • Ayo-Dele Edwards

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