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In The Spotlight

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Sorayah Laurice – Monrovia City’s Hidden Fashion Treasure

We would like to introduce Chiquita our new contributor based in Liberian. She will be introducing you to the fashion and textiles industry in Liberia and we are excited about this. We feel it is important to give you our reade...
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Pikolinos presents Summer 2012 Collections in New York

The new appointed Ambassador of the Maasai project for Pikolinos, Olivia Palermo, accompany by Kikanae Ole Pere, the Maasai community leader presented in New York the summer 2012 collections by Pikolinos. The presentation took ...
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Ghana introduces ‘Della’ – Fashion with a Conscience

One out of every three people in Ghana lives below the poverty line. Los Angeles based designer Tina Tangalakis touched down in Ghana unaware of the changes that would occur. As a volunteer and teacher at the Happy Kids Orphana...
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Uganda’s Xenson – Pushing Boundaries

We are very excited always to hear from our readers and followers of this websites and we are constantly contacted about projects, designers amd more happening in Africa and make an effort to do features on a variety of brands ...
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iROCK Tribes of Africa Celebrates African Fashion and New Generation in Style

The first fundraiser event organised by UK-based social enterprise iROCK! UK, Tribes of Africa, brought together 9 designers from the Continent, entertainment from Spirit of Africa dancers and iROCK mentees and 200 guests in th...
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Africa Fashion Week London 2012

Africa Fashion Week London and FAB Magazine Announce Partnership

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) and international fashion and lifestyle magazine FAB are delighted to announce their partnership in the run up to this year’s edition of AFWL scheduled to be held at London Spitalfields Marke...
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GenArt’s New Global Division Touches Down in Nairobi

GenArt, is a fantastic company I used to intern with in New York as a fashion student so I am excited to hear this news just in! GenArt nurtures up-and-coming new designers (and helped launch the careers of Zac Posen and Phill...
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News Just in! Nigeria via Lagos Fashion Week are Guest Nation at the Italian trade show Pitti Immagine

Pitti Immagine is an important trade show on the fashion calender and this season will be happening from the 19-22 June 2012 in Firenze in Italy. Pitti Immagine dedicates space to the new names on the international creative and...
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From Silke to ‘African’ Lace to Lagos Business Angels – Specialist Interview + TEXTILE REVIEW

I recently bought a copy of African Lace : A History of Trade, Creativity and Fashion in Nigeria by authors Barbara Plankensteiner and Nath Mayo Adediran (look out on my book review shortly) and it got me very interested i...
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Must See!! African Beadwork and Laduma Ngxokolo Maxhosa collection exhibits in the UK

With the London 2012 Olympics just around the corner and with international visitors flocking to the capital there are various exhibitions and events happening around the country to celebrate the diversity of cultures and herit...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Chichia London

The African fashion industry is at present enjoying a renaissance with all the brands involved vying for the attention and interest of the fashionable public. With some finding their niche, others are still experimenting to see...
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