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Black Georgians: The Shock of the Familiar – EXHIBITION

On from 9 October 2015 – 9 April 2016 An interesting exhibition emerges that we just had to share. Though not directly an ethical or african fashion related exhibition we do feel that the way we dress today and the connection...
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Nairobi Fashion Week coming again this November! – EVENT

Designers are slated to showcase their 2016 summer collections at Nairobi’s finest style extravaganza As Nairobi Fashion Week gets underway in the coming weeks, fashionistas across the city will be trying to outdo each other ...
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Adama Paris brings Black Fashion Week back to Paris this November – EVENT

Adama Paris Fashion Events founded by Senegalese designer Adama Paris in 2002. With 13 years of experience with Dakar Fashion Week and an edition of the Afrika Fashion Awards, Adama Paris and her team launched the Black fashion...
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The Hand of Fashion series kicks off in NYC – TALKS

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and the Ethical Fashion Initiative launched The Hand of Fashion, a new series of conversations addressing sustainable practices for the fashion industry. At each lecture, Simone Cipria...
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African City Bags are back!

Urban, cultural, savvy – the African City Bag was created by Ghanaian-German fashion blogger MsK. Through her blog www.africanprintsinfashion.com. MsK documents the imprint of the African Diaspora on the fashion industry...
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Fashionomics: How can the Creative Industries work for Job Creation and Inclusive Growth in Africa?

The rising tide of illegal immigrants from West Africa, the Horn of Africa, and other regions arriving on Europe’s shores is a wake-up call for the urgent need to create more jobs for youth, and for women. The creative indust...
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Borderless – fashion across and beyond cultural boundaries – EVENT

Borderless – Global Fashion Market Frankfurt was officially opened on Sunday the 20th of September 2015, by Dr. Nargess Eskandari-Grünberg, Deputy Mayor for Integration of the City of Frankfurt and the patron of this new...
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MAISON CHÂTEAU ROUGE & SAWA SHOES CAPSULE COLLECTION

We are asked by these two African designer brands: “Can you imagine a urban version of the traditional african mama outfit?” Maison Château Rouge and Sawa Shoes sampled indigo from Mali, they twisted african loinc...
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Loza Maléombho SS16 “Z A O U L I ” at Lagos Fashion and Design Week.

Loza Maléombho‘s SS16 collection is inspired by a Guro princess called Djela Lou Zaouli from the Guro tribe in northern Côte d’Ivoire. It explores the aesthetic of Zaouli dancers with fringe trimmings, bright colors a...
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Exhibition announcement: Fashion Cities Africa | Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, UK | 30 April 2016 to 8 Jan 2017

Fashion Cities Africa Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton, UK 30 April 2016 to 8 January 2017   The first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion will open at BrightonMuseum & Art Gallery in A...
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House of VLISCO “FlowerBomb” – AtelierVlisco colab with Viktor&Rolf SS15 Collection

Words cannot explain my joy to see this collection! First showed during Paris Fashion Week in January this year I just have to bring back to your attention the SS15 collection where AtelierVlisco collaborated with British desig...
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