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Up Close and Personal with EDUN New CEO – Julien Labat

Hearing the recent announcement that Julien Labat has moved from Carven to Edun, we were interested in hearing more about this and ask Julien to discuss his move to EDUN. We also gained more understanding of his view on the fu...
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Choolips – ‘at the heart of luxury’ – 13th June!

Choolips, known for its taste making and innovative create of artisanal collections applying ancient textile traditions and colour, is a made in Ghana label and is now offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences on luxury. ‘...
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Indigo Master // Aboubakar Fofana x Choolips

Choolips is starting a somewhat new journey during this July. They will be hosting legendary Indigo Master, Aboubakar Fofana, who will teach the ancient West African art of indigo & mud dye at the Choolips Studio, a uni...
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Lena Hoschek – “HOT MAMA AFRICA”

With inspiration from different corners of the vibrant continent – Mogadishu, Pretoria, Cairo, Cape Town, Kigali, etc. – the Austrian designer Lena Hoschek, has put together the fabulous, eye-catching Summer Spring...
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Mayamiko Summer Party – 3rd of June!

Come and join Mayamiko – the label combining unique style, real-life stories, and exclusive pieces that redefine the face of modern fashion at their Summer Party on Wednesday 3rd June, at the iconic Protein Studios 2, Shored...
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Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – The Director’s Report

Though Africa Day May 25th has just finished we are still in Africa Month and it seems fitting to give an update on the events from our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 edition. Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolution? Is ...
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New KISUA for 8 collection on YOOX.com

The cross-continental design collaborations – a new global aesthetic fusing African textures and techniques with Italy’s timeless elegance has resulted in KISUA for 8’s retail on the world’s leading online site ...
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‘The New Diaspora’ by AfriTribe

The AfriTribe label is a blend of streetwear with culture and tradition. The socks, hats, t-shirts, shirts and tank tops carry a sense of pan-Africanism and each have a unique story attached to them .There’s the Naira Cap, ...
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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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