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The Base Project – Made in Africa

The Base Project is a socially-motivated fashion brand building a bridge between artisans in the developing world and the US fashion market. Through their fashion products they create jobs and invest in community development pr...
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Toubab Paris – Wax Print Jewellery

Entirely hand-made in France, these creations “bring together objects, travel treasures, and symbols challenging our imagination.  Through its poetry, each colorful jewel becomes a talisman.” This is how the jewel...
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Kibonen NY for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York SS2015

Great news!  Kibonen Nfi announces her participation at the prestigious Fall 2014 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York.  Nfi is the brain child behind one of Africa’s most original emerging fashion labels, KibonenǀNY, and s...
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The Passion of PANAH – Making Luxury Fashion in Kenya – FACTORY

Having met Panah Co-Founder Evgeniya Khromina in New York some years back before her vision was established I am now able to say I am truly honoured to have met her. Firstly I am grateful for her supporting AFG at our Fash...
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Africa Utopia September – Art and ideas from Africa that are changing the world – EVENT

Following 2012′s sensational first edition, Africa Utopia is back to take another look at what can be learnt and celebrated from Africa and the African Disapora. Some of the continent’s most iconic musicians and artis...
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Da Viva to launch its online UK Store at the 2014 Africa Fashion Week London

Textile company Da Viva recently announced it is to launch a UK-based online store www.da-viva.co.uk during the 2014 African Fashion Week London. The online store is in response to demands by customers who desire a direct chan...
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Fashion Africa author, Jacqueline Shaw signing books at Africa Fashion Week London – stand 20 (Jacaranda Books)

In Fashion Africa Jacqueline Shaw, (Founding Director of Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide) showcases 40 designers. She explores the challenges of producing in Africa; poor infrastructure, especially transportation; lack o...
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Babatunde – SS14 Lookbook – Printastic!

Born in the depths of central Johannesburg in 2009, Babatunde has grown from a headwear experiment into a concept brand. From what began as a 5 hat and 5 cap experiment, the brand has moved into a space of creative optimism/fre...
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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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African Creative Collective x ASOS Market Place – BOUTIQUE

African Creative Collective is pleased to announce the launch of its’ boutique on ASOS market place. The boutique consists of designs from designers of African origin or with a link to Africa e.g production on the contine...
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Africa Trending – Going Beyond Business with Bloomberg TV Africa

From culture to art, film to fashion, music, sport, literature and lifestyle, Bloomberg TVAfrica will go beyond business to bring you Africa’s most talked about culture with their new show Africa Trending. Each week Savahna N...
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