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Chichia London, Tina Lobondi, VIP Designs, Shivani Chavda Join the Tribes of Africa Fashion Fundraiser Line Up

UK based social enterprise iROCK! UK and international fashion and lifestlye magazine FAB are proud to announce the second set of designers confirmed for the Tribes of Africa (TOA) fashion fundraiser scheduled for Saturday 26 M...
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Yinka Shonibare MBE Features in New Photography Exhibition “Looking Back” – Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion at V&A Waterfront

LOOKING BACK presents works of three artists in the permanent collection of Zeitz MOCAA: Zanele Muholi (Born 1972, South Africa); Andrew Putter (Born 1965, South Africa); and Yinka Shonibare, MBE (Born 1962, United Kingdom). Th...
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African StreetFashions seen at Bread and Butter Berlin – July 2012 – STREETSTYLE

From the 4th to 6th July 2012 took place one of the biggest sports and street tradeshows in Europe if not the world – the infamous ‘Bread and Butter’ (BBB) tradeshow. Founded in 2001, and this year titled ‘THE ROC...
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‘AFRICA’ discussed at upcoming International Herald Tribune Luxury conference in Rome

Manolo Blahnik and Donatella Versace are just two of the latest stellar names to be added to the line-up for the International Herald Tribune (IHT) Luxury Conference in Rome on the 15th and 16th November, 2012, which will open ...
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Kicking it with Kwabena and Kayobi Clothing

At Africa Fashion Guide we love visionaries and entrepreneurs in the African fashion and textile industry and so recently met up with Kwabena Boateng of Kayobi clothing to hear his story, his vision and his plans for the future...
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Vlisco introduces Hommage a L’Art collection

VLISCO is the only brand in the world creating authentic DUTCH WAX fabrics and is recognizable for its unique design, colours and WAX CRAQUELÉ. The Hommage à l’Art collection honours Vlisco’s art by placing our iconic dra...
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Is Africa the Next Italy?? – ‘Design Africa’ NYC Roundtable EVENT

We were recently invited to attend this HOT event this week. Bringing together industry leaders in the field of African fashion. This Thursday 17th May will see the inaugural Design-Africa panel discussion take place in New Yo...
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Gambia Presents 50 Shades Of Noir – Hot New Label! – DESIGNER

In the short year since its creation the brand Noir has made quite the impact on the quaint country of The Gambia. The clothing line, turned boutique, was cultivated by Gambian born Ndeyfatou Ceesay. Being the daughter of a not...
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FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE back in London this February 2014!! Register now!

Are you are a fashion designer, student or fashion business who has set up your fashion business sourcing and/or producing in Africa and interested in sustainability and ethical business practice? Then don’t miss this co...
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The SUPPLY CHANGE and EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEYS launch FASHION DESIGNERS WITHOUT BORDERS with trip to Kenya

Applications now being accepted for first-ever “sourcing safari” specifically tailored to design industry professionals who wish to work with artisan social enterprises in developing countries New York, NY, May 8, 2012 –...
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The Ministry of Tomorrow the “Lighthouse” Company using Fashion for Change

The Ministry of Tomorrow (MOT) is a company that our Researcher Sarah found out and highlighted to us. They are one that focuses on quality fashion and meaningful actions to promote positive, global change and create exquisitel...
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