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Interview with Simon Ferrigno – Africa Fashion Guide African Cotton CAMPAIGN

Back in September we launched Africa Fashion Guide at an event held at the Africa Centre in London’s West End. Part of the launch we held two discussions one on Ethical Fashion and the other on African Fashion. We were bl...
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Vlisco Group sponsors Cotton made in Africa

  Dutch fashion fabric producer Vlisco Group recently confirmed their partnership with Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA) and will be the initiative’s first partner to both produce and market its products to local consumers in...
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New African Fashion

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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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Modahnik goes pretty in pink for SS13

Modahnik is a Chicago based womenswear brand founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene. Kahindo, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo founded Modahnik (an anagram of her first name and last initial). Modahnik is inspi...
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Zimbabwe Designer RAAAH due to hit down at Zimbabwe Fashion Week! – DESIGNER

Following on from a successful showcase at UK’s biggest fashion trade show Pure London, Africa Fashion Week London 2014, both in early August, and a London Fashion Week kickstarter event The Catwalk Edit earlier this month, R...
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Ethiopia is the New Sourcing Destination

There is another rising star for sourcing garmets; this time from Africa. Ethiopia is fast coming up in its efforts to push up its textile and garment industry and offer competitive prices in the international market, attractin...
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Fashion Africa Voices Nov

Fashion Africa Voices – Intimate Business Talks kickoff in London November 30th – BOOK NOW!

We do listen to our readers and followers and you’ve been asking us for a while now. So, in partnership with Prospero World Charitable Trust, Africa Fashion Guide will be launching the first of our mini talks on African f...
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We Face Forward – Art from West Africa Today – EVENT

We Face Forward is a season of contemporary art and music from West Africa, celebrated across Manchester’s galleries, museums, music venues and public spaces, from 2 June to 16 September as part of London 2012 Festival. The e...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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“Dakar city of birds” an experimental, curious and diverse AW15 collection by Selly Raby Kanw

We always love to see fresh new stuff coming from African designers. We believe these designers have something more to add and are making a stand for their space in the global fashion industry. And we feel that it is designers ...
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