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Thursday, October 27, 2011

London Calling: Vibrant and Joyful Prints from Doris&Doris

Afrobutterfly
APiF: Please introduce your business and your designs.
Doris&Doris: We design and produce clothing utilizing African prints and other African fabrics.
 
APiF: When and why did you start designing with African Prints and Fabrics?
Doris&Doris: In 2005, when we started a stall at the Arts & Crafts market in Brixton.
 
APiF: How do u feel about the new African Prints/Fabric trend?
Doris&Doris: Great! The prints are so vibrant, joyful, clever, humorous. There really is a print for everyone.

APiF: Is African Print in the fashion industry here to stay?
Doris&Doris: I think so. As long as there are designers who want to use it.

APiF:
What inspires u?
Doris&Doris: People, color and music.

APiF: Fashion Finds: What is your favorite piece in your closet or of your collection and why?
Afrojeggings
Doris&Doris: Hard...a bit like admitting to a favorite child....but my favorite Doris & Doris pieces at the moment are the Afro butterfly because it looks good on many different body types and the Afrojeggings, because they make you feel hot!

APiF: How do you market your designs and how do you make them accessible to a global audience?
Doris&Doris: Word of mouth at the moment and an online presence.

APiF: Any tips for new designers/start-ups in the fashion industry?
Doris&Doris: Do what you love and be prepared to WORK HARD!


Find out more about Doris&Doris:
www.etsy.com/shop/dorisanddoris
https://marketplace.asos.com/ enter 'dashiki dress in search

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000496552840&sk=wall


5 comments:

  1. I love the afrojeggings and the afro butterfly dress too #thumbs up.
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  2. These are gorgeous! Love! #prideispretty

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  3. woh

    nice pictures and afro !!

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  4. Love the style and the afroleggings are awesome:)
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