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Diesel and Edun launch Denim Colab at IHT ‘The African Promise’ Luxury 2012 Seminar

A Denim Collection Born in Africa In January 2012, Diesel founder Renzo Rosso and EDUN founders Ali Hewson and Bono travelled to Uganda and Mali, where they shared their love of the continent and toured each other’s progr...
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Looking back – Africa Utopia – Events

Sometimes its good to reflect on events past as well as present as a way to highlight important points in the industry. Way back in July – before Jessica had her gold and Ellie became a household name – Africa Fashi...
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Hot news! EDUN x Zanzibar Collaboration: Handcrafted in Tanzania

Doreen Mashika, who was born and raised in Tanzania, studied & worked in Switzerland and is now part of a growing homeward bound African diaspora. While in Switzerland, she began a career in the  financial industry, 
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Sika Designs is ‘DayDreaming’ about their latest Collection

SIKA Designs is one of those African fashion successes and was formed in 2006 purely from a true passion for fashion. The label operates from London and Ghana, with 12 people working in Ghana and 3 employed in the UK.  The bra...
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“Fashion Africa” Seminar 2012 – Nairobi Launch – REVIEW

On September 9th 2012, our Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and we decided to host our anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya. Entitled Fashion Africa 2012 our one day event was held on Wednesday 17...
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Ethical Fashion Forum Source Awards 2012 – African companies – Winners and Runners-Up

The SOURCE awards held on Tuesday 4th December recognise excellence in fashion and sustainability in 12 categories, and winners benefit from widespread promotion and recognition as sector leaders. The Awards expand upon seven s...
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African Print iPhone Case….A must have!

We are mega fans of online store and Oral storytellers African Lookbook launched in 2012 by Aaron Kohn and Phil Sandick. So coming across this new iPhone case accessory we just had to post up about it. There’s not much a...
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President Obama Advocates ‘Doing Business In Africa’

As featured on Ventures Africa, US President Barack Obama, has launched a new African economic campaign called ‘Doing Business in Africa’ (DBIA), as part of his administration’s ‘US Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa’...
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Danish brand Trine Lindegaard goes all West Africa with a Kente inspired SS13 collection

If you dont know by now then you will know today that alongside promoting and campaigning for African cotton we are soo in love with traditional handwoven cloth. So you can imagine our joy when we came across this Danish find w...
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Just like in Benin, CmiA now works with smallholder cotton farmers in Zimbabwe

Cotton Initiative Expands Activities in SouthEast Africa – CmiA Works with Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative will begin working with around 30,000 smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe starting with the cotton harvest 2012/13. The objective here, as in the other six project countries, is to improv...
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Ndani, the Nigerian Fashion Project at Selfridges London in colab with Lagos Fashion and Design Week

Now this is what I am talking about! In keeping with its status as one of the most exciting fashion destinations in the world, Selfridges launches Ndani, the Nigerian Fashion Project, from 1 December. Coinciding with the arriv...
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