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FOMI – Ethiopian Fabulous Fashion Bag and Footwear Brand

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating FOMI. In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her nati...
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New CmiA-Organic Standard Creates Market Access and Social Added Value for African Organic Cotton Farmers – Aid by Trade Foundation to Launch CmiA-Organic Cotton on the Market for the First Time

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is the largest cotton initiative in Africa and is committed to integrating cotton originating from Africa into the textile industry with increasing success. The foundation is now also dedicate...
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Zaaf Collection – Indulgence and Luxury – Bags made in Ethiopian

We have been hearing about this brand for a little while now and was excited to hear that our friends over at Styled by Africa are selling their brands via their online story. So here we present to you our readers the company Z...
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C&A Foundation donates 500,000 EUR to Save the Children for Ebola response in Sierra Leone

C&A Foundation has made a 500,000 EUR grant to Save the Children Switzerland to help children and families affected by the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. “We are deeply concerned by the unprecedented scale of the current...
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“Afro Shoes” – Supporting African Shoe Manufacture – Made in Africa

Afros is a innovative footwear fashion house  founded in June 2012 by designer Emo Rugene out of a yearning to create a fashionable every day shoe that Kenyans can identify with and make their own. Made out of Ankara fabric, t...
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Fashion Weekend Gambia is back this December! – EVENTS

Fashion Weekend Gambia, is back, servicing the fashion desires of it’s loyal fashion acolytes for it’s third edition. The internationally recognised initiative of an all-female production team, has made it’s w...
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VOGUE Talents Italy Launch ‘SCOUTING FOR AFRICA’ – Fashion Designers Apply Now!

Vogue Talents in collaboration with Joan Okorodudu’s International Business Consortium Nigeria limited organisers of Africa’s biggest model search and owners of Ecowas Fashion week and Africa International fashion week...
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KORLEKIE introduces Elan Vital = Love & Grace for SS15

Korlekie is a contemporary female fashion brand that offers detailed and feminine looks inspired by Ghanaian tradition and British craftsmanship. Korlekie uses sustainable materials and all of its products have been handmade in...
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Love Dance? Go from Ballet to the Circus with Loza Maléombho for SS15 – DESIGNER

Loza Maléombho’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was launched at AFI Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa this past few weeks ago. This collection recalls African traditions with a modern and futuristic twists particular to the...
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TRUWORTHS TO BUY ORGANIC CLOTHING CHAIN

Truworths is set to acquire Earthchild clothing, a brand founded in Cape Town with 43 stores nationwide. “I am excited by the intended acquisition of the Earthchild and Earthaddict businesses, which have great growth prospect...
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SOURCE EXPO – THE ONLY FASHION INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW DEDICATED TO SUSTAINABLE SOURCING

Now in its 6th year, the SOURCE Expo connects buyers and visitors with some of the most pioneering sustainable, fair and eco suppliers and manufacturers from across the world, for the fashion sector. Happening ONLINE, 5 –...
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