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12 Fabrics That Make Great African Head Wraps

Julia Austin | AFK Travel   in  · ·
March 27, 2015

The Western world is a little behind when it comes to ways to naturally beat the heat without blasting the pricey air conditioning. African women have known this trick for ages: the head wrap. They’re already there but you can expect to see more of these in Western stores.
Large textile firms like H&M are building factories in Ethiopia. The company that owns Tommy Hilfiger is scouting Kenya. And since local fashions influence what the factories make, these styles will likely show up in the the diaspora staple of African head wraps…


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