From 1989, in several countries, Cravates d’Afrique started producing ties with the pagnes or the fabrics available on the local market.

The activity started in Burkina Faso where, with Thomas Sankara, the Faso Fani

 (Faso’s fabrics) became a symbol for the values of the ‘Incorruptible men’s country’, and a media for communication of development programmes.

Then it continued with the collection Mandela for President, realised with the propaganda materials of African National Congress,

With the collection Routes d’Asie, that had a first phase with the Cambodian silk, bought in Phnum Srock village directly from the producers, 

and a second phase with Bangladesh fabrics.

The collection Malawian Tea followed, utilising the ‘indigo’ materials bought travelling from Lilongwe to Blantyre. The drawing of those cloths recalls the marks left from a tea sachet.

And the collection 
realised with the pagnes from Kinshasa.

Mon mari m’a laissé 
the Ivorian collection was launched in 2004

Holidays in Bali in 2013 represented the opportunity to launch a new collection named Be Bali 

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Another trip allowed the preparation of the  collection Colombo-Phnom Penh-Kuala Lumpur

In 2016 the launch of the collection Awana Ghana