From Ghana to the world's catwalks
4 October 2013 Last updated at 19:19 BST
It has been a good year for the African fashion industry, with successful shows putting African designs in the spotlight in cities such as London and New York.
Back on the continent, many fashion designers hope to take their labels to catwalks around the world.
One of them is Mabel Simpson, whose "Made-in-Ghana" accessories are sold in the US, Australia, Nigeria and South Africa.
She told the BBC her story.
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