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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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Guaranty Trust Bank plc, Sponsors the Display of African Designers in the UK – RETAIL

Guaranty Trust Bank plc in collaboration with Style House Files, a creative development agency, have announced a partnership with Selfridges, UK, the famous London fashion destination voted best department store in the world fo...
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WANGUJEANS – Scandinavian Design, Made in Italy, Inspired by Africa.

WANGUJEANS was founded in 2011 based on the principle: “Jeans with the African woman in mind” – a target audience that other brands of jeans and manufacturers seem to have overlooked. The difference between A...
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loza maleombho SS13 collection

Loza Celebrates Stripes, Frills and Weaves in her SS13 Collection

Loza who this year was awarded Arise Magazine Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer of the Year 2012, is one of our favourite designers for celebrating our love of traditional hand woven cloth in Africa. She truly believes that th...
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The first ever “Clothing Indaba” initiative brought by Zimbabwe Clothing Manufacturers Association (ZCMA)

The first ever “Clothing Indaba”, an initiative of the Zimbabwe Clothing Manufacturers Association (ZCMA) took place on the 16 – 17th November 2012 under the Theme “Made in Zimbabwe”. The inaugural event took place at...
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Chichia London SS13

Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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Africa Fashion Day Berlin

“Africa Fashion Day Berlin” founder Beatrace Angut Oola brings Africa to Germany

Africa Fashion Day Berlin is the vision of a fashion showcase for Designers of the African Diaspora. The event will include runway shows, showrooms, exhibitions, networking opportunities, and a fair trade program (raising aware...
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KENYA’S Premier Incubation Program for Handicraft Entrepreneurs Takes off

Craft Afrika is a social enterprise with a mission to support craft enterprises become sustainable. Focusing on urban youth, Craft Afrika seeks to provide an avenue of self-employment by strengthening the business foundation of...
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The glitz and glamour that Africa has to offer- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa

The 4th annual Mercedes Benz Africa Fashion Week delivered way more than it promised this year. Though this is Africa Fashion International’s first year in partnership with the car dealership Mercedes Benz the event was a...
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