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Kora

Kora Designs – Beautiful jewelery beautifully sourced

Founded in 2009 by long time friends Maxandra Short and Amy Walker, Kora Designs began with a collection of horn cuffs, as below. Today the range has broadened greatly and includes a wide range of stunning bangles, necklaces, r...
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Vlisco Benin Bravura

The interesting creativity portrayed by African local designers has given traditional fabrics a pace of elucidating the African culture, Vlisco an African multinational print company with 4 different brands Woodin, Hollandaise,...
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Africa Fashion Guide takes ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Seminar to Nairobi! MUST ATTEND EVENT

 Africa Fashion Guide to launch ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Conference in Kenya this October.   On September 9th 2012, Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and has decided to host their anniversary event in Nai...
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Skip launches trendy and eco-friendly fashion concept in South Africa

The way to a fashionista’s heart is through designer label after all there is nothing more soothing to a woman’s heart than retail therapy; it is even more fun when you do not have to shed a single cent to quench that fashi...
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Local Designers to fly KZN colours high at SAFW

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Fashion Council (KZNFC) have selected KZN based Fashion Designers to showcase at SA Fashion Week. SAFW will take place from 28 – 30 September ...
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Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles announces venue, hospitality sponsor, and roster of scheduled designers

With a growing roster of designers, Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles will transform the Papillion Institute of Art into a platform of global change; stimulating a greater appreciation for African fashion Africa Fashion Week Los ...
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Tiaan Nagel – DESIGNER PROFILE

The designer  Tiaan Nagel was the recipient of a bursary to study fashion design at LISOF. This fashion school in South Africa has gained the reputation of being the most progressive fashion design school in Africa. Some of Ti...
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Check out Stella Jean “Wax Printastic” SS13 Collection

Hello  gorgeous  people!  Here’s a reportage of Stella Jean Spring / Summer 2013 collection. You can also see the final walk of the models and a video interview with the designer (see link here). If you are following me du...
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LISOF’s stand at the SAFW Pop Up Shop a HIT!

And for those who do not know LISOF – it is a fashion school situated in South Africa that has gained the reputation of being the most progressive fashion school in the African continent. And offers both full time and part ti...
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Black Fashion Week Paris 2012

Black Fashion Week takes to Paris! First time ever! EVENT

A few days after Paris fashion week, the city will host the top global black designer from the African diaspora for the first edition of BLACK PARIS FASHION WEEK from October 4-6th 2012. Organized by Senegalese designer Adama P...
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Fairly-traded Swiss Designs, Handmade in Kenya – Must be Savannah Chic – DESIGNER PROFILE

Savannah Chic is the creation of Kenyan mother and daugther, Charu and Shruti Patel. After graduating from Cambridge University, Shruti spent 8 years working for international aid agencies in developing countries, with governme...
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