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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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AFROCHIC SWAP

AFROCHIC SWAP – EVENT

Christelle KEDI is an award winning make-up artist born and raised in Paris. She has a background in training at London College of Fashion and then she  started her London-based consultancy specialized in make up & fas...
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Nami presents its Spring Summer collection – DESIGNER

NAMi is a women’s wear Label founded in 2011, by its creative director Justina Job. The founder is a Nigerian Born, Austrian national who is also an Architecture Graduate from the University of Manchester.  “NAMi embodies ...
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Choolips SS13 Diamond Petals collection

Choolips celebrates its Golden Coast SS13 collection Diamond Petals

Choolips is a fresh youthful brand that is known for its production in Ghana West Africa. It is notable for how the designs redefine ancient textiles traditions introducing covetable luxuries of high quality craftsmanship back ...
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Save Our Skills Burkina Faso – Cotton and Artisan Program ‘Stripcloth Splendours’ goes to Paris

For hundreds of years the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa have been highly skilled in the techniques of hand spinning, dyeing and weaving the cotton harvested from their fields. Today, less than 100 tons of naturally org...
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A Flash of African Brands Light up the Catwalk at NYFW

This season fashion week in New York has been one of glamour , freshness and newness but what we are loving is the influx of African made, inspired, influenced design as much as the African designers taking to the catwalk. See ...
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Untold Gold – 2012 African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Bargehouse Festival

The 2012 African and African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival once again celebrates the amazing breadth, quality and originality of black talent throughout all creative disciplines from the UK and overseas. The three events o...
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THE ECOLUXURY FASHION EXHIBITION – during London Fashion Week

ECO can definitely be LUXE and is being proved through ECOLUXE LONDON exhibitors’ work. Ecoluxe London, launched by Miriam González Durántez – in September 2010, is a not-for-profit organisation promoting sustainable ...
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Oliberté Continues to Fly the Flag for ‘Made in Africa’ Shoes – SS13 collection

Oliberté is a brand that is uniquely and proudly Made in Africa and why we continue to support what Tal and team do out in Ethiopia. The concept of creating premium goods comes from the idea of skilled crafts people molding t...
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