T-Shirt Design Contest

We have many designs of T-shirts we would like to offer. Vote for the T-shirt, you would want us to offer at Africa Imports this summer.

Just click on the star of the design you want to vote for. Only one vote for user.





Vote for the Dashiki Contest

Join the celebration

The contest is over. Thank you for your participation. A winner will be announced soon.

Vote for your favorite dashiki photo.
Click on the star to vote for that design. Only one vote per user.

Contest ended November 1. Winner will be announced the next week. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate from Africa Imports.

Click on any image below to see the dashiki. Vote for your favorite.

View our line of dashikis here.

What is the Real Meaning Behind “Traditional” Print Clothing?

Meaning Behind Dashiki or Angelina Print Fabric

Traditional print, or dashiki style clothing is becoming increasingly popular this year, and it’s not hard to see why! From vibrant colors to an exotic design this style is a great way to bring attention to your African heritage. But what does this design mean? Is there any significance to this popular print? Let’s find out! Read more

April 2016 Wholesale Flier

The April Wholesale Flier is now available to view and download. With fresh spring fashions, fun new accessories, and back in stock favorites–this 8 page flier is full of ideas to help boost your business. Click here to have the first look at the 33 new items in stock!

Click here to view and download the April 2016 wholesale flier.
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Need to show your customers? Just download the retail or no price version to send to your customers:
Click here for the retail flier.
Click here for flier with no prices.

And get up to 58% off select items with the April specials!
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Select clothing, jewelry, artwork, and more– all discounted until April 30, 2016. Click here to see all products on sale this month.

Click here to find out HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS selling African products!

The Meaning of Mudcloth and Mudcloth Fashions!

Whether you love to wear mudcloth or decorate and craft with it, mudcloth is surely one of the most intriguing African fabrics. Often referred to as bogalonfini in Africa, this cloth is made using a time-consuming process that involves weaving, dyeing, bleaching, washing, drying, and repeating the process till the cloth is perfect. The amazing thing about mudcloth is that it isn’t just another pretty fabric – each symbol has a meaning and each piece tells a story. Ready to find out more? Check out these two new featurettes on mudcloth fashions and the meaning and making of mudcloth.

Have any thoughts? Let us know in the comments or give us a call at 1-800-500-6120!

Mudcloth Meanings Fashion Featurette

The Meaning of Mudcloth

The Meaning of Orange in African Fashions

Orange in Africa symbolizes a lot of different virtues and characteristics, which makes it an especially fun color to wear! We hope you enjoy this featurette that talks about the meaning of orange in African fashions along with some eye-catching orange Afrocentric styles. Let us know what you think and feel free to share!

Orange African Fashions

The Meaning and Symbolism of Black Fashions

In Africa, each color has a specific meaning and symbolism. Sometimes the meanings vary from region to region, other times the meaning remains the same throughout the continent. This new featurette talks about black and what this color choice symbolizes in Africa. We hope you enjoy this! Please let us know your thoughts and comments!

African Black Fashions

The Meaning of African Kente Fashions

Kente Cloth has an amazing symbolism and history throughout Africa. It’s no wonder that it is one of the most popular accents to wear for Black History Month! We hope you enjoy this new featurette which talks about the meaning of the fabric and the symbolism of each color!

Kente Fashions