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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

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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cover AFWL MIA by Mia Nisbet SS13 collection - images by Catwalk Capture

Mia Nisbet brings Upcycled Fashion to a catwalk in Spitalsfield London

MIA by Mia Nisbet is a company, a brand, a concept and a designer that we love here at Africa Fashion Guide. We simply adore her and for the simple reason she emphasizes the importance of bring the fun back to fashion in a way ...
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Six Yards [Abri]. Credits: Yinka Shonibare, MBE, ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)’ 2004. Copyright the artist. Courtesy the artist, Stephen Friedman Gallery (London) and James Cohan Gallery (New York)

Vlisco Exhibition – Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design

As early as 1846, the Vlisco company, based in Helmond, served the West African market with Dutch Wax textiles. From 29 January through 6 May, 2012, the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem will present Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch D...
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