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QÄSA QÄSA – Designed to inspire the curious

QÄSA QÄSA stems from the amharic word to mean ‘inspire’, ‘awake’ and ‘motivate’ and takes inspiration from the incredible and diverse skills of artisans in East Africa. They source and...
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Loza Maléombho SS16 “Z A O U L I ” at Lagos Fashion and Design Week.

Loza Maléombho‘s SS16 collection is inspired by a Guro princess called Djela Lou Zaouli from the Guro tribe in northern Côte d’Ivoire. It explores the aesthetic of Zaouli dancers with fringe trimmings, bright colors a...
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AAKS Designs – Ethically Made in Ghana Fashion Brand bringing a new AfroLuxe Appeal to Raffia

Having met Akosua at previous African fashion events in London I was intrigued by her brand and the product she was making in her home country Ghana. My natural love of the Gold Coast region drew me to learn more about her work...
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Stella Jean AW2015 Looks. Credit SGP resized. (2)

AW 15-16 STELLA JEAN FEMME, story of a leader |Metro – Himalayan style

The A/W 15-16 femme chooses the Indian Himalayas, a place where cultural references often give way to impositions and subordination. Stylistic disobedience. This irreverence is the starting point of looks where the woman seizes...
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Fair Market Bolga Basket Report Released by G-Lish in Ghana

The G-Lish team recently sent us an email about the release of their Fair Market report on prices paid in the straw Bolgatanga basket industry in #Ghana. It is a great read. You can contact them for more information but here ...
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Kushn: Leather Goods Company Supports More African Artisans with Ethiopian Cushions

Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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