Africa Fashion Guide
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Dutch Wax in Art – a BOLD new take

Every now and then we are introduced to work that sits just outside of our remit to promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textile industry, but due to the link of this artists work with what is recognised ...
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VLISCO CONTINUES ITS SUCCESSFUL WOMEN’S MONTH CAMPAIGN WITH THE THIRD EDITION OF THE FASHION FUND PROGRAMME

International Women’s Day, on 8 March, celebrates women around the world and the success of Vlisco Women’s Month in previous years motivated the brand to continue the celebration of inspiring women of West and Central Afric...
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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 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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