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Love Weaving and Lust Lemlem – SS13 Collection

Super model, actress and philanthropist Liya Kebede who was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has climbed many glossy ladders to get to where she is today. And by no means has she abandoned the root of her success on...
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The Neighbourgoods Market Where Shopping Local is Trendy – RETAIL

Where local cuisine teams up with local trendy designers Founded by Justin Rhodes and Cameron Munro with an aim of reviving and reinventing the public market as a civic institution, the Neighbourgoods Market is proving to be a ...
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HOLLANDAISE and Project ‘1975’ from Amsterdam to Dakar – Travelling EXHIBITION

HOLLANDAISE was opened from 3 November 2012 – 6 January 2013 with Godfried Donkor, Abdoulaye Konaté, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Willem de Rooij, Billie Zangewa Curator: Koyo Kouoh but the exhibition travels on to RAW Material...
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The End of the Kenyan ‘Mitumbas’? – SECONDHAND CLOTHING

We came across this article that we feel would create some interesting debates so had to reblog it. What are your thoughts?   For those who don’t have a lot of money to splurge on expensive clothes and shoes, they always...
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The Tribe Pop-Up Shop – Pops up in Kenya – RETAIL

The Tribe Pop-Up Shop is not the typical fashion or concept shop. Located in one of the meeting rooms at the Tribe Hotel, this fashion pop-up shop gives the selected local designers a space to showcase and sell without the hurd...
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GLAMAZONIA by “VOGUE AFRICA” Photographer Mario Epanya – EVENT

FashionAFRICANA is one of the leading African-inspired Fashion and Art events in Pittsburgh. Established in 2001, FashionAFRICANA celebrates the beauty and diversity of the African Diaspora through Design, Dance, Music and cura...
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Female Consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa: Spotlighting Buying Habits and Lifestyle Trends

With fashion catwalk season over and the busy shopping period over Christmas upon us and as we approach a new year again it drives us to continue our thoughts on shopping and consumerism. What intrigues us even more is the rese...
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Growing Ethiopian Fashion & Textile Market experiencing International Interest

The Ethiopian Textile Expo says that “The Ministry of Industry (MOI) has targeted the the textile sector as a key contributor for generating foreign currency. The authorities aim to have yearly revenue of approximately U...
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News Just in! Africa Fashion Day Berlin included in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2013. SAVE THE DATE Jan 15th!

We would like to inform you of the latest developments on Africa Fashion Day Berlin (AFDB). Preparations are fervently underway. As you can imagine there is and has been a lot going on behind the scenes. Well they are excited t...
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Looking back, Looking forward – 2013 The Year of Fashion MADE in Africa

So we are coming to the end of 2012 and looking back we firstly go back to our Fashion Prediction article and it is interesting to see how this year has truly become Fashion’s Year of Africa. With our African Cotton Slog...
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Swiss Government Supports Ghana under Ethical Fashion Initiative

The Swiss Government, under the Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana Project, is providing US$3.5 million to support young Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the fashion and fabric industry to create employment through the establishment of ...
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