Ethical Business Relationships That We Love In Africa

Ethical business relationships are critical to building business collaborations and partnerships anywhere in the world and especially on the African continent. The complex socio-political and economic history which exists in many African countries can be attributed to the continent’s relationships with the rest of the world. Mistrust and suspicion are the unintended outcomes of such…

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Relationships Are At The Core Of Who We Are

Relationships are at the core of who we are at Ayo Uko. On our journey to spotlight exquisite textiles across the African continent, we strive to build and nurture deep collaborative relationships. Our partnerships with female artisan weavers are an example of such meaningful relationships. Zainab was taught the ancient art of weaving Aso Oke,…

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A Role For Hand Woven Textile From Africa

When I fell in love with textiles many years ago it was especially with cotton cloth in its varieties from simple to more complex textures and configurations. I loved the softness of the cotton blankets and jerseys, the smooth feel of Ankara from local fabric manufactures and the more tactile textures of locally hand-woven cloths.…

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Love. Unique. You.

A cover for a card

Hello folks, This season of love, Valentine, we celebrate you in a truly unique way. We create custom hats and fascinators with exquisite fabrics exclusively for your enjoyment. Feel like the queen that you are at your special events. We continue to seek out ways to create stunning value for the women within the community…

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Your Unique Wedding Style

A collage of a woman’s wedding head wear design

Stylish designs for special brides and their bride’s maids by Ayo Uko. A wedding is a special time to celebrate your uniqueness. We give you and your bride’s maids fabulous opportunities to customize special details into head-wear designs specially for you. Visit our website for more inspirational designs and information about how to order.…

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International Women’s Day 2019 Celebrate in Style

Ayo Uko

It is an honor to celebrate phenomenal women across the world making an impact and adding value to their community. A remarkable woman that we have collaborated with this year is Debra Lash the Owner of Wedding Tree La Crosse in Wisconsin. Ayo Uko fascinators were one of the highlights of the fabulous annual cat…

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