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image  - Brenda Nambi designs - East African Fashion Extravaganza

Brenda Nambi makes a splash at East African Fashion Extravaganza – DESIGNER PROFILE

Brenda Nambi is one of Uganda’s budding new designers and it is evident, she’s set for bigger things. At the recent East Africa Fashion Extravaganza held at the swanky Emin Pasha Hotel, Brenda displayed chic designs with ro...
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THE RENAULT – SA Fashion Week New Talent

THE RENAULT – SA Fashion Week New Talent Search – COMPETITION

The Renault-SA Fashion Week New Talent Search is a new initiative that will – not only identify South Africa’s hottest design talent – but also provide the winning designer with a springboard (and therefore competitive bu...
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Baumwollbauern in Benin  “Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa” (September 14, 2012 – January 06, 2013, Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg)

Cotton made in Africa presents first photographs from Benin – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

Together with the legendary photographer Albert Watson, the initiative Cotton made in Africa presented a preview of the exhibition Albert Watson: Visions feat. Cotton made in Africa. The viewers accompanied the artist on his jo...
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Africa Fashion Week London launches competition with See Africa Differently

The search is on for the next big thing! Showcasing at an international fashion week, attracting people from the most creative and fashionable corners of the world, is every designer’s dream. There is plenty of undiscovered t...
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Africa Utopia

Africa Utopia – African Music, Fashion, Culture and Talks – Must attend EVENT

Africa Utopia is a month-long festival of music, theatre, film, literature, dance, fashion, talks and debates programmed by Southbank Centre in conjunction with renowned Senegalese singer and human-rights campaigner Baaba Maal,...
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Vote for us! Africa Fashion Guide for Ethical Fashion Africa Source Awards: The Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion

Hey there! We are extremely excited about this! And we are asking for your support. We would like your support by voting for us for the Ethical Fashion Africa award see below. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: TUESDAY 31ST JULY 2012...
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‘Dear Diary’ – Textile Exchange Visit a Tanzanian Cotton Farm – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

We are still continuing our African Cotton Campaign and so will continue to highlight projects, factories, clothing and initiatives that use African grown and sewn cotton. During the month of May our friend at Textile Exchange...
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South African retail – A diverse, vibrant blend of African, Western and Modern Culture

Retail in Africa is a very interesting topic. Many international retailers like GAP, Zara, Mango, Converse and more have stepped into the continent to sell their product but we ask what does Africa itself have to offer. Our new...
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The Impressive talent of Southern Africa – Mpho

Mpho Kuaho is a phenomenal designer with more than 10 years’ experience holding a B.A. Degree in Fashion Design and Diploma in Clothing Production in South African Durban Linea Academy. She is the 2006 Redds African Design ...
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Fashion Designers Without Borders x The Supply Change


Applications now being accepted for first-ever “sourcing safari” specifically tailored to design industry professionals who wish to work with artisan social enterprises in developing countries New York, NY, May 8, 2012 –...
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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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