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In The Spotlight

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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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The SUPPLY CHANGE and EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEYS launch FASHION DESIGNERS WITHOUT BORDERS with trip to Kenya

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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Pikolinos presents Summer 2012 Collections in New York

The new appointed Ambassador of the Maasai project for Pikolinos, Olivia Palermo, accompany by Kikanae Ole Pere, the Maasai community leader presented in New York the summer 2012 collections by Pikolinos. The presentation took ...
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Ghana introduces ‘Della’ – Fashion with a Conscience

One out of every three people in Ghana lives below the poverty line. Los Angeles based designer Tina Tangalakis touched down in Ghana unaware of the changes that would occur. As a volunteer and teacher at the Happy Kids Orphana...
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Uganda’s Xenson – Pushing Boundaries

We are very excited always to hear from our readers and followers of this websites and we are constantly contacted about projects, designers amd more happening in Africa and make an effort to do features on a variety of brands ...
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iROCK Tribes of Africa Celebrates African Fashion and New Generation in Style

The first fundraiser event organised by UK-based social enterprise iROCK! UK, Tribes of Africa, brought together 9 designers from the Continent, entertainment from Spirit of Africa dancers and iROCK mentees and 200 guests in th...
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Africa Fashion Week London and FAB Magazine Announce Partnership

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) and international fashion and lifestyle magazine FAB are delighted to announce their partnership in the run up to this year’s edition of AFWL scheduled to be held at London Spitalfields Marke...
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GenArt’s New Global Division Touches Down in Nairobi

GenArt, is a fantastic company I used to intern with in New York as a fashion student so I am excited to hear this news just in! GenArt nurtures up-and-coming new designers (and helped launch the careers of Zac Posen and Phill...
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