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AFRICA RISING! SOURCE AFRICA TRADE EVENT 10 & 11 June 2015

Leading retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, business associations and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, Washington DC end April, 2015 at a reception featuring a status update on the ...
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A Morris-inspired Photographic Exhibition By YINKA SHONIBARE

The Gallery’s first major commission: a Morris-inspired photographic exhibition by Turner Prize nominee Yinka Shonibare MBE. The British Nigerian artist has recreated The William Morris Family Album with Waltham Forest r...
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BESTOW ELAN Presents The SERAPHIM Collection

Introducing BESTOW ELAN, African designs, inspirational shapes – born and bread in the heart of London. Created for the discerning female, the designer behind the 2011 BEFFTA Award winning women’s wear label Erzumah Ack...
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José Hendo & Eki Orleans reveal their latest AW Collection ‘IDENTITY’

In this collaboration, both designers contributed ideas incorporated into the printed fabrics. Questions were asked such as: “What makes us who we are?” “How do we show our personalities?” “How ...
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CHiCHiA Presents Its SS15 Collection – ‘Hadithi Hadithi’

CHiCHiA’s clothing is a blend of the two homes in which the designer, Christina Mhando, was born and raised – ” East Africa meets London”. The primary inspiration for this collection is derived from on...
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Sancho’s Dress ‘Scarves & Sustainability’ Kickstarter

Sancho’s Dress is an ethical, organic and fair-trade clothing store based in Exeter, Devon. From the beginning, their focus has been on the promotion of alternative, ecological lifestyles, and the vibrancy of Africa. They h...
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Oxford Africa Conference Fashion Show 2015

In highlighting sub-Saharan African innovation, culture and people across borders, we are excited to announce that this year’s Oxford Africa Conference will be hosting its very first fashion show, to be exhibited during the g...
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B-Side by Walé presents their SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend`

For the 20th anniversary B-side by Walé presents SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend’ capturing the vibe of a hazy 48 hours from sunrise to sunset. The in-house design collective have used a contrast of colours to make up t...
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Getting up close with…Lineapelle – Fashion Africa Conference Speakers

In the lead up to our annual event Fashion Africa Conference 2015 we wanted to introduce you to a selection of our panellists who will be speaking at our conference. They all have an interesting relationship with the continen...
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Journey via Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya to Burundi – Sustainable Wearable Art -

We have been trying to present this awesome lady and her business to you for a while. What makes her special to us is not that she has been contributor to Africa Fashion Guide since we launched in 2011 but her amazing tenacity ...
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2014 FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE - copyright AO Photography for Africa Fashion Guide

Early Booking Discount ends March 31st! – Fashion Africa Conference 2015

Our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 titled An African Revolution is growing by the week. With partners Fashion Revolution Day, AO-Photography and sponsors The Africa Centre and Mantisworld we are expecting an awesome event w...
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