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2012 FashionAFRICANA: Photograph © Mario Epanya, GLAMAZONIA

GLAMAZONIA by “VOGUE AFRICA” Photographer Mario Epanya – EVENT

FashionAFRICANA is one of the leading African-inspired Fashion and Art events in Pittsburgh. Established in 2001, FashionAFRICANA celebrates the beauty and diversity of the African Diaspora through Design, Dance, Music and cura...
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Female Consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa: Spotlighting Buying Habits and Lifestyle Trends

With fashion catwalk season over and the busy shopping period over Christmas upon us and as we approach a new year again it drives us to continue our thoughts on shopping and consumerism. What intrigues us even more is the rese...
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Growing Ethiopian Fashion & Textile Market experiencing International Interest

The Ethiopian Textile Expo says that “The Ministry of Industry (MOI) has targeted the the textile sector as a key contributor for generating foreign currency. The authorities aim to have yearly revenue of approximately U...
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News Just in! Africa Fashion Day Berlin included in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2013. SAVE THE DATE Jan 15th!

We would like to inform you of the latest developments on Africa Fashion Day Berlin (AFDB). Preparations are fervently underway. As you can imagine there is and has been a lot going on behind the scenes. Well they are excited t...
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Looking back, Looking forward – 2013 The Year of Fashion MADE in Africa

So we are coming to the end of 2012 and looking back we firstly go back to our Fashion Prediction article and it is interesting to see how this year has truly become Fashion’s Year of Africa. With our African Cotton Slog...
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Swiss Government Supports Ghana under Ethical Fashion Initiative

The Swiss Government, under the Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana Project, is providing US$3.5 million to support young Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the fashion and fabric industry to create employment through the establishment of ...
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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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