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SIAO Burkina Faso 2012 - image courtesy West Africa trade Hub

SIAO 2012 OFFERS ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN HANDCRAFTS BUYERS, ARTISANS, DEVOTEES

The opportunities to see amazing African crafts at West Africa’s largest handcrafts event are almost endless. Want to see upscale contemporary collections from top African designers? You’ll certainly find them. Want to se...
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SA FASHION WEEK Renault New Talent Search Finalists Announced

This July saw the announcement of the six fashionista finalists in the inaugural 2012 SA Fashion Week Renault New Talent Search. The design talents – inclusive of one design duo – Crystal Birch and Elme Bekker for Birc...
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A peek into Blackbird’s new collection – DESIGNER

Our friends over at CaptialFM Kenya Lifestyle division highlighted to us the new collection from Blackbird. It fits in line with the climate in the world of African fashion, which seems to be boasting an incessantly favorable f...
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Cotton Initiatives Form a New Partnership to Bring Greater Sustainability to Smallholder Farmers

We were more than elated to hear that Better Cotton Initiative (BCI)  and our partners, Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) have joined forces in support of more sustainable African cotton. As you may know we are campaigning for mo...
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Safari Fashion Week 2012

Association of Fashion Designers of Kenya introduce Safari Fashion Week – EVENT

The Association of Fashion Designers of Kenya (AFAD-K) is a professional fashion organization designed to assist upcoming designers and fashion professionals to begin and advance their careers in the fashion industry. Their p...
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Dirty Collectives Go Live – ETAIL

The highly anticipated online concept store, www.DirtyCollective.co.za has officially gone LIVE. This July 2012 Dirty Collective went live featuring the first of a number of local designers who will be selling their quality fa...
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Design Development and Research Conference 2-5 Sept 2012

Design and designing are at a tipping point where their inherent prefiguring nature and directionality* demands careful investigation and engagement by thinkers, teachers and practitioners alike. Design projects have become inc...
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Mina Evans Capsule Collection “FINURA” at GLITZ Africa Fashion Week 2012

Mina Evans-Anfom graduated from London Centre for Fashion Studies under Northumbria School of Design, Design School Southern Africa, Johannesburg and was consumed by her passion for fashion enough to launch her own luxury bran...
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Fashion Design Students in South Africa – The Institutions That Make Their Dreams A Reality

As we prepare to launch a very interesting design project with fashion schools in Africa we will highlight schools and institutions that offer fashion courses in Africa. To start with we will focus on the following two schools ...
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Arcadia Groups Topshop Pops Up in Cape Town Until October & New Store Franchise to Open in Jo’burg This November

If you haven’t heard already then where have you been people? After months of speculation, UK retail group Arcadia opened their first pop-up Topshop and Topman shops in South Africa in July. Marking yet another internatio...
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Mia Nisbet brings Upcycled Fashion to a catwalk in Spitalsfield London

MIA by Mia Nisbet is a company, a brand, a concept and a designer that we love here at Africa Fashion Guide. We simply adore her and for the simple reason she emphasizes the importance of bring the fun back to fashion in a way ...
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