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Hot Accessory brand Zashadu selling at Franck & Fils for Christmas

To mark the Reine Rosalie pop up store in the Parisian department store, Franck & Fils (Le Bon Marché Group, LVMH), Charlotte Ziegler invites Zainab Ashadu to introduce her brand Zashadu from the 1st to 31st of  December....
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MARVEL AFRICA, IN ASSOCIATION WITH SA FASHION WEEK IS PROUD TO EMBARK ON THE 2015 MARVEL FASHION-HERO SEARCH!

2015 MARVEL FASHION-HERO SEARCH IS OPEN AND FASHION DESIGNERS ACROSS THE CONTINENT INVITED TO SHOWCASE DESIGNS AT SA FASHION WEEK. Marvel Africa, in association with SA Fashion Week, today announced that entries are now open ...
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Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana Fashion Designers showcase at the Holiday Pop Up in Accra, 13th-15th December, 2014

The Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana (EFIG) Holiday Pop Up is a display of fashion created by the newest generation of Ghanaian designers poised to generate exports as part of the growing African fashion industry.The EFIG aims ...
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Shop Smart Online this Festive Season: DHL gives Vital tips for Sub-Saharan Africa Consumers when Purchasing Gifts Online

In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores. Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (http://www.dpdhl.com), say...
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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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Tony Elumelu Foundation Commits $100M to African Entrepreneurs

In his recent article in the Economist, Tony Elumelu declared that, “In 2015, the African entrepreneur will explode on to the global stage, as a new generation shows the world what those of us doing business in Africa have lo...
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The Devastating Effects of Ebola: A Personal Perspective from Founder of Sierra Leone label NearFar

We received this e-letter and was so touched by it that we had to request permission to blog it. In the words of Stephanie Hogg – Founder of made in Africa fashion brand NearFar and Co-Founder of online ethical fashion re...
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The Ethical Fashion Initiative Launches their Second African Fashion Talent Competition – APPLY by JAN 5th!

We love the work of the ITC through their Ethical Fashion Initiative and are extremely excited about their upcoming competition. Just launched, the competition fits into the Initiative’s African Fashion Design mentoring progr...
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Online Retailer Mayasi Launches New Limited Collection

Up and coming African shop, Mayasi African Fashion expands its inventory offer in collaboration with like-minded African fashion designers Up and coming African fashion online shop Mayasi is thrilled to launch a new collection ...
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HONEY MALAOLU DEBUT AT ANGOLA INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOW

Rising East London designer Honey Malaolu will be showcasing her exqusite evening collection at Angola International Fashion Show (AIFS) on 6th of December 2014 at ‘’ Dream Space ’’ in Viana , as part of the prestigious...
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Osei-Duro Launches a Kickstarter campaign: Ethical Clothing Rooted in Traditional Textiles

Since their first exploratory trip in 2009, Osei-Duro work with Ghanaian artisans to create high-quality, contemporary apparel using handmade textile techniques and transparent, small scale production processes. Osei-Duro is ...
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