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Adorn Me Africa

AMA is a subscription box and online marketplace delivering contemporary, apparel from African designers to clients across the world.

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Campaign Ends on April 30, 2021

Project Description

 

"Adorn" /əˈdôrn/verb, to make more beautiful or attractive".

Adorn Me Africa is a monthly subscription and online marketplace where we professionally curate individual packages based on an extensive style questionnaire completed by each individual customer. The apparel that we include in each of the packages are all selections made from the seasonal collections of  several designers that we have created a partnership agreement with in countries within Africa, namely Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. We do intend to constantly broaden our designer relationships and offer exciting new fashion forward apparel for our customer base.

 

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THE BOX

We offer 4 types of subscriber box options to cater to a range of budgets and customer needs. Our customers will have the option to upgrade their subscription at any time after successfully creating a style profile.While our aim is to grow, we plan to scale in the most manageable way possible. We will launch with a limit of 200 subscribers.We will offer the opportunity each month for new customers to sign up. Once we capture 50 new customers for that month we will close the subscriber list until the following month. Although this may be an unusual concept and may seem limiting to growth, we know this model will work best  for us with fashion's seasonal timelines, managing orders, receiving international shipments from designers and any small hiccups that may occur.

 

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YOU CAN ORDER YOUR BOX TODAY AT  ADORNMEAFRICA.COM. JOIN  OUR MAILING LIST AT ADORNMEAFRICA.COM .

 


The driving force behind my eagerness to create Adorn Me Africa is a passion for  West African culture, art, fashion and a desire to see these amazing brands get the recognition and support that they need to not only survive as artists but to thrive!

 

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 Elorm - Founder

Elorm has a background working in corporate America in a business operations role,  as well as a few years of experience creating and launching a hair care/beauty app startup. While working on her MBA at the University of Rhode Island she took time off to travel abroad to get a better understanding of the pain points that African designers are dealing with and was then inspired to create Adorn Me Africa to help to build more global interest in African brands.


THE MISSION 

 

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THE GOAL 

The designers that we are partnering with are well established outside of the US and have impressive followings, international celebrity clientele, and faithful fans and have graced runways all around the world.  They are now making an impactful mark on the US market in a major way and we want introduce more customers to the fashion that is emerging as it happens.

 

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THE AMAZING REWARDS 

Our amazing and exciting perks will make it that much more worth your while to help fund our campaign.

Our perks include:

  • A portion of your gift will go towards Ethical Fashion Initiative
  •  AMA Self Love Beauty Basket features beautifully scented whipped shea butter, black soap bodywash and body and hair oils all exclusively produced in Africa. This luxury basket will help you feel just a taste of all the love warmth and luxury Africa has to offer
  • AMA x Designer Organic Cotton t-shirt - in collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt
  • All proceeds received irregardless of goal completion will go towards our AMA startup capital

Your support means so much to this project!

The funds that you contribute to this campaign will make YOU a part of our journey in bringing more visibility and recognition to our partner brands from across Africa.  #UNBOXAFRICA

 

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Updates

The Campaign FAQs

Some of the potential risks and challenges that we may encounter but are confident that we will overcome are these:

  1. The vendors that we source from will be producing fashion within specific seasonal schedules. As a new company we want to manage expectations as much as possible and ensure that we can deliver in a timely manner. In an effort to deliver our boxes in a timely manner during the first 6 months after the launch we will accept subscriptions on a bimonthly basis and then transition to a monthly basis once we are able to ensure a consistent delivery schedule and time frame from sourcing to shipment and directly to our client.
  2. Limited Production from our African suppliers can also be a challenge as well so we will only allow a limited amount of subscriber clientele on our order list. At launch we will allow a specific number onto our list. Following our launch we will grant exclusive access to a select number of clients each month for a limited time period on a day of our choosing. Although this is an unusual method and may be seen as limiting to growth we will use this as an exclusive marketing strategy to drive interest and anticipation to grow the brand
  3. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that each and every one of our clients are completely happy with their subscription box.  We will do so by requiring clients to complete a very detailed questionnaire that our professional stylists will use to curate specific to each client.  Because of the care that we intend to take with each individual package we will have to limit our return policy to returns for damaged product or sizing issues.

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American Express
11/17/2020
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$25,000
04/01/2018
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$30
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$50
04/01/2018
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$100
03/19/2018
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$20
03/03/2018
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$100
02/23/2018
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$10
02/22/2018
Social Media Appreciation Note
$15
02/20/2018
Monetary Contribution With No Reward
$200
02/15/2018
Monetary Contribution With No Reward
$200
Monetary Contribution With No Reward

No amount of thank you's will quantify our gratitude for your support!!!! We are so very grateful for your support, generosity and trust in us and our project. We will do our honest best to make you and our family, friends, followers and supporters proud!

(Please note that this contribution is not an entry on the pre-order list. You can join the list at adornmeafrica.com)

41 Supporters
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10.00 USD
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Virtual Hug and Thank you

0 Supporters
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15.00 USD
Social Media Appreciation Note

Virtual Hug & Social Media Appreciation Note

1 Supporter
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25.00 USD
Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

2 Supporters
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40.00 USD
Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative

Social Media Appreciation Note, Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative , Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

4 Supporters
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100.00 USD
Named on contribution page of website

Social Media Appreciation Note,Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative, Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker, Named on contribution page of website

3 Supporters
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300.00 USD
Adorn Me Africa Cotton t-shirt

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive designer t-shirt,Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker, Named on contributor page of website

0 Supporters
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500.00 USD
AMA Self Love Beauty Box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,10% off AMA Box of your choosing,Self love Beauty basket (AMA Self Love Beauty Basket features beautifully scented whipped shea butter, black soap bodywash and body and hair oils all exclusively produced in Africa. This luxury basket will help you feel just a taste of all the love warmth and luxury Africa has to offer)

0 Supporters
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700.00 USD
AMA WOO accessories box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,15% off AMA Box, AMA WOO accessories box (Be one of the first to receive our exclusive accessory box featuring 2 unique pieces from our partner designer brands in Africa)

0 Supporters
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1,000.00 USD
The LUXE Box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative, Adorn Box, AMA WOO accessories box (Be one of the first to receive our exclusive accessory box featuring 2 unique pieces from our partner designer brands in Africa)

0 Supporters
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Rewards

Monetary Contribution With No Reward

No amount of thank you's will quantify our gratitude for your support!!!! We are so very grateful for your support, generosity and trust in us and our project. We will do our honest best to make you and our family, friends, followers and supporters proud!

(Please note that this contribution is not an entry on the pre-order list. You can join the list at adornmeafrica.com)

41 Supporters
Select this reward
10.00 USD
Virtual hug

Virtual Hug and Thank you

0 Supporters
Select this reward
15.00 USD
Social Media Appreciation Note

Virtual Hug & Social Media Appreciation Note

1 Supporter
Select this reward
25.00 USD
Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

2 Supporters
Select this reward
40.00 USD
Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative

Social Media Appreciation Note, Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative , Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker

4 Supporters
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Named on contribution page of website

Social Media Appreciation Note,Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative, Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker, Named on contribution page of website

3 Supporters
Select this reward
300.00 USD
Adorn Me Africa Cotton t-shirt

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive designer t-shirt,Portion of contribution is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,Adorn Me Africa Logo Sticker, Named on contributor page of website

0 Supporters
Select this reward
500.00 USD
AMA Self Love Beauty Box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,10% off AMA Box of your choosing,Self love Beauty basket (AMA Self Love Beauty Basket features beautifully scented whipped shea butter, black soap bodywash and body and hair oils all exclusively produced in Africa. This luxury basket will help you feel just a taste of all the love warmth and luxury Africa has to offer)

0 Supporters
Select this reward
700.00 USD
AMA WOO accessories box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative,15% off AMA Box, AMA WOO accessories box (Be one of the first to receive our exclusive accessory box featuring 2 unique pieces from our partner designer brands in Africa)

0 Supporters
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1,000.00 USD
The LUXE Box

Social Media Appreciation Note, AMA Exclusive Organic Cotton designer t-shirt( In collaboration with some of our partner designers you will receive an exclusive uniquely designed custom organic t-shirt ), Portion of donation is dedicated to the Ethical Fashion Initiative, Adorn Box, AMA WOO accessories box (Be one of the first to receive our exclusive accessory box featuring 2 unique pieces from our partner designer brands in Africa)

0 Supporters
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