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African Fashion coming out of the Mist – Fashion Mist 2012 – EVENT

Thanks to the success of their inaugural Exhibition and Fashion Showcase held in London March 2011 and being labeled as the event to highlight the talent from Ghana and Africa, FM will be back for season 2 scheduled for 26th Ma...
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Congolese Designer – Rolly Moke

We have been seeing this collection online and thought we must show you guys too as we find out more. Rolly Moke is an African fashion designer who currently lives in Congo (DRC). Here is an excerpt from his very first collecti...
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Soweto Fashion Week this May includes Design Bursary

Taking place from 24th to 26th May at the Soweto Hotel will be Soweto Summer 2012 Fashion Week will bring visitors some of Soweto’s hidden talent – designers with creations that are of international standards and edgy....
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Ghana Fashion & Design Week introduces: LICORICE

Ghana Fashion & Design Week reveals its 2012 London Campaign on Vogue Black Italia featuring the KORLEKIE collection by Ghanaian-British Designer Beatrice Korlekie Newman in collaboration with Brazilian Shoe label, Stud...
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YDE – Where Fashionistas Meet – RETAIL PROFILE

At Africa Fashion Guide we will be focusing more and more on retailers on the Continent. To start with we have we have asked Tshepy our South Africa contributor to profile a local store and break down what it does for you our r...
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Is Africa the Next Italy?? – ‘Design Africa’ NYC Roundtable EVENT

We were recently invited to attend this HOT event this week. Bringing together industry leaders in the field of African fashion. This Thursday 17th May will see the inaugural Design-Africa panel discussion take place in New Yo...
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‘AFRICA’ discussed at upcoming International Herald Tribune Luxury conference in Rome

Manolo Blahnik and Donatella Versace are just two of the latest stellar names to be added to the line-up for the International Herald Tribune (IHT) Luxury Conference in Rome on the 15th and 16th November, 2012, which will open ...
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Tribes of Africa Fashion Event

Chichia London, Tina Lobondi, VIP Designs, Shivani Chavda Join the Tribes of Africa Fashion Fundraiser Line Up

UK based social enterprise iROCK! UK and international fashion and lifestlye magazine FAB are proud to announce the second set of designers confirmed for the Tribes of Africa (TOA) fashion fundraiser scheduled for Saturday 26 M...
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Cape Town’s ‘Merchants on Long’ Pop Up in London

This May, Merchants on Long opened its first and only pop-up space at The Shop at Bluebird. Offering the best of locally and ethically produced African design, art and fashion. Throughout May the space showcases an amazing sele...
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‘Discovered in Africa’ – New online shop by Vogue and YOOX

We have been watching what Franca Sozzani Editor of Vogue Italia has been up to recently. There have been many reports, articles interviews and videos of her travelling to various countries on the African continent (such as Nig...
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Costume Institute of the African Diaspora – INTERVIEW

I am constantly on the hunt for anything African fashion and textile related so I can share with you, our readers, all thi information and to continue to highlight the fantastic industry that is the supply chain of African fash...
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