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Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – The Director’s Report

Though Africa Day May 25th has just finished – but we are still in Africa Month so it seems fitting to give an update on the events from our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 event. Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolu...
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New KISUA for 8 collection on YOOX.com

The cross-continental design collaborations – a new global aesthetic fusing African textures and techniques with Italy’s timeless elegance has resulted in KISUA for 8’s retail on the world’s leading online site ...
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‘The New Diaspora’ by AfriTribe

The AfriTribe label is a blend of streetwear with culture and tradition. The socks, hats, t-shirts, shirts and tank tops carry a sense of pan-Africanism and each have a unique story attached to them .There’s the Naira Cap, ...
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AFRICA RISING! SOURCE AFRICA TRADE EVENT 10 & 11 June 2015

Leading retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, business associations and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, Washington DC end April, 2015 at a reception featuring a status update on the ...
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A Morris-inspired Photographic Exhibition By YINKA SHONIBARE

The Gallery’s first major commission: a Morris-inspired photographic exhibition by Turner Prize nominee Yinka Shonibare MBE. The British Nigerian artist has recreated The William Morris Family Album with Waltham Forest r...
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BESTOW ELAN Presents The SERAPHIM Collection

Introducing BESTOW ELAN, African designs, inspirational shapes – born and bread in the heart of London. Created for the discerning female, the designer behind the 2011 BEFFTA Award winning women’s wear label Erzumah Ack...
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José Hendo & Eki Orleans reveal their latest AW Collection ‘IDENTITY’

In this collaboration, both designers contributed ideas incorporated into the printed fabrics. Questions were asked such as: “What makes us who we are?” “How do we show our personalities?” “How ...
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CHiCHiA Presents Its SS15 Collection – ‘Hadithi Hadithi’

CHiCHiA’s clothing is a blend of the two homes in which the designer, Christina Mhando, was born and raised – ” East Africa meets London”. The primary inspiration for this collection is derived from on...
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Sancho’s Dress ‘Scarves & Sustainability’ Kickstarter

Sancho’s Dress is an ethical, organic and fair-trade clothing store based in Exeter, Devon. From the beginning, their focus has been on the promotion of alternative, ecological lifestyles, and the vibrancy of Africa. They h...
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Oxford Africa Conference Fashion Show 2015

In highlighting sub-Saharan African innovation, culture and people across borders, we are excited to announce that this year’s Oxford Africa Conference will be hosting its very first fashion show, to be exhibited during the g...
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B-Side by Walé presents their SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend`

For the 20th anniversary B-side by Walé presents SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend’ capturing the vibe of a hazy 48 hours from sunrise to sunset. The in-house design collective have used a contrast of colours to make up t...
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