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AFDB Catwalk @ Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Africa Fashion Day Berlin presents Fashion Dinner via Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Apya Productions the producers of Africa Fashion Day Berlin return with FASHION DINNER after a successful debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin in January 2013. Fashion Dinner is an invitation-only-event takes place o...
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Della X Vans – A Fresh New Colab for 2014

Tina Tangalakis is the founder of socially responsible Los Angeles-based label Della who makes various handcrafted products by artisans and producers in Ghana’s Volta Region. They are driven by the awareness of the need...
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M. A. F. Couture presents the Charity Collection for 2014

M.A.F is an international lifestyle brand offering smart, affordable luxury and bringing newness and style to life with an entirely new touch. The brand offers styles to suits various classes of people. With different edgy outf...
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Africa on My Sleeve – The First African Inspired Fashion Show in New Zealand – EVENT

The showcase dubbed “the first African inspired fashion show in New Zealand”, Africa on My Sleeve has announced the launch of designer registrations for the 2014 project. Launched in 2013, Africa on My Sleeve Limited has...
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Ituen Basi showcases at Minneapolis Museum for Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Exhibition

Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Through the eyes of nine talented artists, this exhibition explores notions of personal style and cultural identity in contemporary Africa. Organized to mark the opening of the newly redesigned...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw groundbreaking new book “Fashion Africa” launch date announced! February 2014

Fashion Africa launches in February 2014 with a new publisher!  ‘Inspired…educated…impressive’ Vogue Italia   ‘One of the top sustainable fashion tweeters and top ten African fashion blogs’ Guardian  Fashi...
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Happy New Year from AFG and our 2014 African Fashion Prediction

A new year has come and African fashion does not seem to be stopping. We have seen a lot of new makers and shakers erupting on the scene as well as the seasoned African fashionistas developing their business strategies. There h...
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Kenya’s Running Brand Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Kenya has produced some of the greatest distance runners in the world. Since 2011, Kourage Athletics has harnessed this storied tradition by creating running apparel for athletes worldwide. Kourage is now turning to the crowd...
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Samsung Connects the Continent through Fashion and Design at MB Fashion Week Africa 2013

End of October in Johannesburg, South Africa, Samsung brought together 14 fashion and accessory designers from across the continent in a unique design collaboration, #AmazeAfrica. The first of its kind, the #AmazeAfrica show to...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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Rwanda’s Kigali Fashion Week 2013 Takes On African Fashion

When Rwandan designer Colombe Ituze Ndutiye began drawing at the age of six, she thought she would grow up to be a cartoonist. But now at the age of 25 she has the distinction of being the first Rwandan to own her own fashion l...
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