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Blooming Upcycling – Recycled bags from Billboards

South African born, Nina Bloom is dedicated to creating extraordinary fashion from local recycled materials. Her products find compelling original uses for one of the largest components of global landfill, namely advertising an...
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ASOS Africa SS12 collection “Kitenge Explosion” – Sneak Peak

ASOS AFRICA SS2012 – COMING SOON This highly awaited collection will be delivered to ASOS for April 30th and we are loving the explosion to colour and print and above all the respect of the traditional. WIth the use of tr...
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BUKKI – Recycling Denim the AfroPunk way

18 year old Bukki Ojo is and African born, London-based designer. Her self-titled label ‘BUKKI’ was formed with the intention to bring African fabrics to a new platform giving customers an almost afro meets vintage ...
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Shine Shine – Fabrics that tell a story – TEXTILE PROFILE

There is a strong tradition in Africa of fabrics and textiles being used to tell stories, commemorate important events or even communicate everyday messages. For example different designs and motifs of West African Ankara repre...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Sika Designs

It’s that time of the month again when our branding, marketing and communications consultant Cynthia Anduhtabe gives us her analysis of African fashion brands from a business and marketing perspective. This month we feat...
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46664 celebrates its first birthday and launches winter collection

For some this is just a number, if you happen to be in South Africa it is not just a number but a very special number that spells freedom or rather former president Nelson Mandela’s holding cell number in Robben Ireland durin...
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Anita Quansah and Alicia Keys Jewellery Shoot for Vibe Magazine

Anita Quansah London would like to share with you a shoot featuring American music sensation, grammy winning Alicia Keys for Vibe Magazine’s 2nd Global Issue. And it is absolutely gorgeous. Featuring Anita Quansah London jewe...
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Large Scale Manufacturing in Africa – An Interview with Mantisworld

At Africa Fashion Guide our focus is to highlight and promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textiles industry. We see this as a solution to development issues and increasing employment and economies in man...
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Vlisco Fabrics 2012 – the Must Have Book to accompany the Must Attend Exhibition

Vlisco Fabrics 2012 – the book has been published in parallel to the exhibition Six Yards, Guaranteed Dutch Design in the MMKArnhem. This book was not intented as a regular exhibition catalog but rather a catalog about ...
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African print takes up fashion for the Buggy

Now this is a new one for Africa Fashion Guide! On and off the catwalk, bold African prints are a current strong fashion trend and now your baby buggy can also join in the fashion adventure.  Making your buggy stand out from t...
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Loza Maléombho wins at Arise!

Loza Maléombho is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York and supporting women empowerment, social and economic trades in Cote d’Ivoire. Their designs and development take place in New York employin...
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