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Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa – EXHIBITION

Showing from  September 7th to December 7th , The Fowler Museum presents their next textile exhibition entitled Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa. A great new EXHIBITION featuring Artists fr...
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New Colab – Printex Ghana and Ohema Ohene create ‘OH! PRINTEX’

Printex Ghana and Ohema Ohene have come together under a collaboration line ‘OH! PRINTEX’ Building on Printex’s history of Black and White prints, Ohema Ohene have designed and manufactured a fun and wea...
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ÒKUN Beachwear POP-STORE LAUNCH ends August 31st – BOUTIQUE

From last Saturday the 16th of August ÒKUN Beachwear celebrated the official opening of their Summer Pop-up. They’ve taken residence in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials just in time for their spectacular Spotlight St...
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Fowler in Focus: Yards of Style, African – Print Cloths of Ghana – EXHIBITION

  The Fowler Museum at UCLA is one of the country’s most respected institutions devoted to exploring the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas. Their latest exhibition is Yards of Style, Af...
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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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