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OXOSI – The ‘Artisans Club’ Begins Summer 2012 – E-boutique – RETAIL

BASE Official proudly introduces OXOSI.COM OXOSI is an artisans club and a creative distribution channel for original pan-African fashion brands that directly benefit the African continent and a proud contributor to the wo...
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Bel Esprit Relaunches Donate Design to Create and Build Sustainable Businesses in Disadvantaged Regions

Bel Esprit, the online showroom for international designers of ethical fashion, has relaunched Donate Design (www.donate-design.org), a program to support the development of sustainable businesses in the fashion and lifestyle i...
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Mercedes Benz Fashion Week CapeTown 2012

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town date and theme announced

With 18 shows over four days, from fashion to cars, and venues to add an extra dimension of global relevance, innovation and lifestyles; themed “icons”, the mother city is set to strike a pose when the Mercedes Benz Fashion...
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Made in Ghana brand AFIA ‘BRING IT TO THE PEOPLE’ with a POP-UP Shop

New York’s best independent fashion labels will make their collections available to the people in a collaborative pop-up shop. The Soho Lofts will transform into an exclusively curated boutique with clothing, jewelry, accesso...
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Ethiopia Introduces ENZI Footwear – DESIGNER PROFILE

I was recently in Ethiopia for the Origin Africa event and on top of having a fantastic cultural experience and history lesson (Addis Ababa is truly an amazing city) I also had the pleasure to hang out with the lovely guys from...
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SUNO NY sneakers SS12

New in! SUNO sneakers – available June 15th.

We are excited about the new limited-edition sneaks’ from SunoNY  These canvas shoes are very affordable priced at just USD $65 and come in two styles — lace-ups and slip-ons — printed in Suno’s signature patterns. SU...
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FAFA Emerging Designer Competition celebrates Up-and-Coming Creative Talent in Africa.

The finalists from this year’s Emerging Designer competition will be previewing their exciting new collections this saturday during the FAFA Insight showcase . FAFA Insight will be held on the 30th June 2012 and it pro...
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African Influenced On Trend StylesAfrik Fashion Online – NOW open!

June 2012 sees the launch of a new, unique and exciting online fashion store fusing traditional Afropolitan influence with modern style. SylesAfrikwill cater to those who have an interest in Indigenous and African influenced de...
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ELLE-DESIGN

Entries Open for the ELLE Magazine ‘Rising Star Design Award’ – COMPETITION

ELLE RAISES THE FASHION DESIGN BAR After ten successful years of spotting the countries most promising fashion design talent, the ELLE RISING STAR DESIGN AWARD is raising the bar this year with a grand prize that will jump st...
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Brenda Nambi makes a splash at East African Fashion Extravaganza – DESIGNER PROFILE

Brenda Nambi is one of Uganda’s budding new designers and it is evident, she’s set for bigger things. At the recent East Africa Fashion Extravaganza held at the swanky Emin Pasha Hotel, Brenda displayed chic designs with ro...
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THE RENAULT – SA Fashion Week New Talent

THE RENAULT – SA Fashion Week New Talent Search – COMPETITION

The Renault-SA Fashion Week New Talent Search is a new initiative that will – not only identify South Africa’s hottest design talent – but also provide the winning designer with a springboard (and therefore competitive bu...
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