Behind The Scenes

Kitenge African print accessories tailor Betty in her office in Tanzania
Behind The Scenes

Making African Print Accessories in Tanzania – Meet Our Tailor, Betty.

Recently we caught up with our wonderful tailor, Betty, who runs her own business in Tanzania. We have watched her...

The sewing machine, thread and tape measure used by kitenge's main tailor Abdallah inside his workshop in Tanzania
Behind The Scenes

From Thread to Shop: How we make African Print Clothing

We thought it would be interesting to share with you the entire journey of our lovingly handmade African print clothing...

Betty with her talented team of tailors and Kitenge Store Founder Sian standing inside her newly built workshop in Tanzania laughing together
Behind The Scenes

Meet the Tailors Creating African Print Clothing in Tanzania

At Kitenge, we’re extremely proud of our ongoing commitment to improve the lives of our tailors and their families in...

Kitenge Founder Sian with African wax print fabric supplier
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Ankara fashion – Meet the Small Businesses Behind The Seams!

As well as introducing you to our tailors we also feel it is important to share with you exactly who...

Sian and Hassan shaking hands outside Kitenge's main tailor's new workshop in Tanzania
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Video : Meet Hassan, Kitenge’s newest tailor!

You may have already learnt about our main tailor Abdallah so we thought it was time to introduce you to...

Kitenge's newest tailor called Hassan making a men's shirt in the workshop in Tanzania
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Introducing Kitenge’s Newest Tailor, Hassan!

Kitenge’s founder, Sian, first met Hassan when he was working in a shared workshop with Abdallah, Kitenge’s main tailor in...

Sian shaking hands with Kitenge's main tailor Abdallah at his new workshop in Tanzania
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Watch an Interview with Abdallah, Kitenge’s Master Tailor!

When Abdallah, Kitenge’s master tailor, opened his own workshop for the first time in May 2016, using the profits made...

Kitenge Store master tailor sewing made to measure clothing in Tanzania
Behind The Scenes

Get to Know Kitenge’s Master Tailor, Abdallah!

We first met Abdallah in February 2015 in a small, cramped workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city. He...


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