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Organic Cotton, Ikat patterns, Kitenge prints – welcome One Mango Tree SS12 Collection – MANUFACTURING

Ethical fashion brand One Mango Tree just released its Spring|Summer 2012 Collection – an array of organic cotton jersey separates, beautiful hand-loomed handbags and African print accent pieces. The apparel collection hi...
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News Just in! Made in Ghana MacBook covers in the APPLE store!

We recently featured Della on our site. (see our feature here) Della is a fashion line that employs women in Ghana to make ethically produced high-quality accessories. We are excited about their recent news where they will l...
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Anita Quansah London and Adebayo Jones to Show at Africa Fashion Week London

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce the first set of designers confirmed for this year’s closing show on Saturday 4th August of the two-day fashion extravanganza set to bring the best of Afric...
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V&A FRIDAY LATE takes up residency at WANDERLUST, Paris

Last year we went to a packed event at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum called Afropolitans. We are excited to hear that it will happen this year in Paris! It was a well attended, well thought out and structured even...
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Fashion Made in Africa – from Cotton to Fashion Production – COTTON CAMPAIGN

This month we have a new guest contributor, freelance journalist, copywriter and experienced in ethical fashion and textile projects specifically in Africa. We invited her to question to area of Fashion Made in Africa as a con...
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Shop Ethical African Fashion with Sapelle.com – E-BOUTIQUE

NEW ON-LINE RETAILER LAUNCHES ETHICAL AFRICAN FASHION BOUTIQUE FOR GLOBAL MARKET UK-based retailer Sapelle made its debut on 2nd June with the launch of its on-line boutique Sapelle.com, selling contemporary womenswear and home...
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UK-Nigeria Creative Partnership – 3 day Programme this August – Apply Now!

An exciting project was released on Friday. See info below. The British Council and New World Nigeria are looking for innovative creative and digital practitioners working in the UK and/or Nigeria’s film/TV, fashion, music or...
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AGOA FORUM 2012: Expiration of Third Country Fabric Exemption Threatens Gains

AGOA is due to remain in force until 2015. However, one of its concessions, the third country fabric provision, a key driver of the apparel sector’s success, expires at the end of September 2012. Thousands of African apparel ...
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4MaCoHa – Malawian Craftsmanship with a Modern Twist – ARTISANS

Holly Dunlap 4MaCoHa is the collaboration between the Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MaCoHa) Factory and American fashion designer Holly Dunlap. Having been working in fashion for years, Holly took a year out of which she ...
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Borawear: The fashion house with a difference

It’s not rare for Kenyans who’ve traveled abroad to want to come back home after they complete their studies or make enough money, but it’s quite odd for a person born in America to Kenyan parents to want to return. For ...
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Fashion Africa – Brand Analysis: What Does your Website say about you?

Hello people! Welcome to our usual meeting spot where we discuss fashion brands from the ‘black’ continent. You can also read our other Fashion Africa – Business Analysis reports such as designer Sika, designer...
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