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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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Africa Centre Summer Festival ’14 – Textiles, Workshops, Food, Exhibition, Music – EVENT

The Africa Centre is proud to present its 2nd Annual Summer Festival on August 2nd 2014. As the organisation which offered us a venue to launch our Director’s book Fashion Africa in 2011 we are excited to see their fest...
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Moschino SS13 collection

Moschino from Cheap to African Print Chic – SS13

Now….we are not saying that this IS African print but it definitely looks inspired by it. If Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Junya Watanabe et al can all create collections with African inspired prints (usually made in an Italian ...
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Tanzanian and Nigerian Designers Showcased at British Council International Fashion Showcase

A few weeks ago we headed down to the Tanzanian embassy curated by Samson Soboye of the eponymous London store Soboye to check out the designers there before heading over to the Style House Files Woven Threads Nigerian designer...
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Doreen Mashika iPad covers

Doreen Mashika Fuses Fashion with Technology with iPad / iPhone Kanga Cases

Doreen Mashika is just one of those brands that makes a statement so effortlessly. Always bringing newness from the island of Zanzibar to the greater market and for that the designer behind the brand has a great following. I en...
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Sika Designs is ‘DayDreaming’ about their latest Collection

SIKA Designs is one of those African fashion successes and was formed in 2006 purely from a true passion for fashion. The label operates from London and Ghana, with 12 people working in Ghana and 3 employed in the UK.  The bra...
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