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Knowing your Roots – London Africa Cultural Event – This Black History Month

At the heart of the LACE concept is the urgent need of younger generation to know and understand their roots, and to have confidence in their own identity. The purpose of LACE is to help them be ‘somebody’ and to learn how ...
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Vlisco Group launches Tailor Academy with a Fashion Initiative

On 10TH September 2014 Vlisco Group, ProLink Organisation and Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design Accra launched the Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana: an integrated tailoring education program for talented, underprivileged and m...
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Adire, Fringing, and more…Maki Oh….the Making of a Master designer

I have a secret….ssshhhh….but Maki Oh is one of our favourite Nigerian designer brands. Ok it is out there now….but why do I say that? Well , the product can speak for itself aesthetically but also from a text...
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Lemlem’s new Look for fall! – Tie ‘n’ Dye and Weave

A very exciting new fall collection for Lemlem has not caught us of guard! Why? because they are developing their product offer to now include a new look – hand dyed textiles mixed with new fabrics and silhouettes such ...
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ReBirth – The first upcycled collection by Mayamiko Designed

Using pure wools and cottons donated to Mayamiko that have been designed by a luxury Italian fabric mill, the limited edition ReBirth Collection is cool casual at its best. Laid back but with a strong style element, it comprise...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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Celebration of Colour, Crafts and Sunny days – 2015 collection by Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine founded by actress Rosario Dawson and luxury executive Abrima Erwiah is proud to have partnered with the United Nation’s ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative at the recent Vogue Talents in Milan. Studio One E...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion & Design Week and British Council Present Fashion Focus 2014 in partnership with Frallain Inc and Istituto Marangoni Top 15 Finalists!

This year Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) launched Lagos Fashion and Design Week Fashion Focus (LFDW Fashion Focus), a year-long initiative aimed at developing the Nigerian fashion industry. I...
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Design Indaba – Call for entries: Africa is Now 2015

Design Indaba is unearthing the next wave of design talent from across Africa in its second instalment of Africa Is Now. They are inviting established and emerging African designers to showcase their work in this specially cur...
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Highlighting African textiles – being shown soon at the Future Fabrics Expo, 28-30 Sept

Over the years The Sustainable Angle have researched thousands of sustainable textiles sourced from hundreds of mills from around the world, many of which will be available to see at the 4th Future Fabrics Expo (28th-30th ...
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Zimbabwe Designer RAAAH due to hit down at Zimbabwe Fashion Week! – DESIGNER

Following on from a successful showcase at UK’s biggest fashion trade show Pure London, Africa Fashion Week London 2014, both in early August, and a London Fashion Week kickstarter event The Catwalk Edit earlier this month, R...
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