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Jewel by Lisa Colabs with L’Oreal on a Spring/Summer 2013 Make Up Campaign

We are excited about the new collaboration from Nigerian Luxury designer Jewel by Lisa with International Cosmetic Company L’Oreal in Italy. This Autumn Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa was showcasing in the Country of Luxe...
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ELLE mag and South Africa – design COMPETITION

We just love a competition at AFG! It seems to be the season and we are here to let you know what is happening and to get you applying. Our aim is to promote and support the African fashion and textile industry and if there are...
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Kenema Back in Town With the Interlude Collection for AW2013

Bright, bold and resilient, Kenema is an emerging label birthed from the cultures, landscapes and sounds of the Sierra Leonean city, transmitting a contemporary narrative of a versatile continent on the rise. Interlude is Kenem...
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African Leader Mugabe Fashion Label Raises Questions in Zimbabwe

We have been reading about this Mugabe inspired fashion line for a short minute now and it also raises a few questions with us. According to the World Bank, Low income country Zimbabwe is a nation nearly three-fourths of the ...
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King of Prints – Duro Olowu presents More Material in NYC – ends Aug 1st!

It is the last couple weeks for London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu new group show and separate pop-up boutique of fashion and art at Salon 94 Bowery. A sequel to the designer’s 2012 installation at Salon 94 Freemans, th...
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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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Tempted? How does this sound? Waking up to a cup of one of the world’s best coffee producers before walking through one of several UNESCO world heritage sites and natural preserves, to the sound of church bells in one of...
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AFRICA UTOPIA TALKS! with Africa Fashion Guide on EcoAfrica Panel – Friday 20th

This Friday sees the start of a fascinating and free, three-day programme of talks and debates which aim to shed an illuminating light on contemporary Africa including the Eco Africa panel that AFG director Jacqueline Shaw will...
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NearFar – ‘The Settler’ Collection

Nearfar is a fashion brand infused with African print and positive initiatives. Stephanie Hogg is the visionary behind the brand and her African background is exciting yet quite humble too. She lived much of her early life in E...
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FASHION UGANDA NOW: PHOTO SERIES: TOGETHERNESS

TogetherNess – The idea was to connect with Ugandan creatives and highlight the beauty of the country’s creative industry. We believe in: Buy Ugandan, build Uganda! BY BEATRACE ANGUT OOLA. Originally featured on Fashion A...
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ZAMBIAS GOVERNMENT PLANS TO REVIVE THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY

Interesting news from Zambia’s Daily Mail paper on October 30th especially as it highlights the importance of African cotton and its relation to Zambia’s textile industry. Sounds positive. Read below to find out mor...
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