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The AMFW 2012 Roadshow Moves on to New York!

“ … event set to become fixture of global style calendar …” The Guardian newspaper, UK. With 77 designers, over 50 models and in excess of 5,000 attendees, including international press and buyers, ARISE MAGAZIN...
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Duaba Serwa brings Gold to AMFW 2012

Dzuné reflects the status Gold holds within indigenous West African Culture. Dzuné reflects the status Gold holds within indigenous West African Culture. Duaba Serwa modernizes the functionality of gold in this collection wit...
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FAB Magazine’s 8th Issue Comes to Light

Following months of hard work to bring you the best in fashion, lifestyle and entertainment, FAB Magazine presents the Noir Issue – 200+ pages of all things FABulous, African, Black, Fashion, Beauty and Film: Nollywood being ...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – EDUN

We recently looked at EDUN in regards to their gorgeous new marketing campaign featuring beautiful butterflies from the African continent. EDUN is a brand with a great African success story and personally one of our favourite...
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African Leader Mugabe Fashion Label Raises Questions in Zimbabwe

We have been reading about this Mugabe inspired fashion line for a short minute now and it also raises a few questions with us. According to the World Bank, Low income country Zimbabwe is a nation nearly three-fourths of the ...
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Vivienne Westwood – New Aid or Positive work in Africa?

The Ethical Fashion Initiative, run by the International Trade Centre(ITC), joined forces with the fashion world in 2008 and has been working to use fashion as a development tool ever since. But what is all this about? They sa...
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GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK ANNOUNCES EVENT DATE, VENUE AND LAUNCH OF A NEW WEBSITE

Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) today announces event date, venue and launch of its new website. The three-day event will be the most innovative and the first of its kind to take place on the global fashion calendar in A...
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AFIA Launches 2nd Sustainable Women’s Collection

We have posted about this award-winning sustainable before and continue to support their business ethics. AFIA is a women’s clothing line sourced and sewn in Ghana, West Africa. Set up by Meghan Sebold who  graduated from th...
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FAIRTRADE Cotton Farming in AFRICA – Interview with Malian Cotton Organisation

A few weeks ago I brought my French speaking friend along with me to the Fairtrade Foundation offices in Minories, London. I had received an email to interview a cotton farm representative from a Fairtrade Cotton organisation i...
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Made’s Inaugural Leather Collection X House of Fraser

Made was started in 2005 with 5 employees and now employs over 100 full time employees in their very own Made workshop, located in Nairobi, Kenya, that is continually expanding to accommodate their growing team. We recently fea...
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