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ReBirth – The first upcycled collection by Mayamiko Designed

Using pure wools and cottons donated to Mayamiko that have been designed by a luxury Italian fabric mill, the limited edition ReBirth Collection is cool casual at its best. Laid back but with a strong style element, it comprise...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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Celebration of Colour, Crafts and Sunny days – 2015 collection by Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine founded by actress Rosario Dawson and luxury executive Abrima Erwiah is proud to have partnered with the United Nation’s ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative at the recent Vogue Talents in Milan. Studio One E...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion & Design Week and British Council Present Fashion Focus 2014 in partnership with Frallain Inc and Istituto Marangoni Top 15 Finalists!

This year Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) launched Lagos Fashion and Design Week Fashion Focus (LFDW Fashion Focus), a year-long initiative aimed at developing the Nigerian fashion industry. I...
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Design Indaba – Call for entries: Africa is Now 2015

Design Indaba is unearthing the next wave of design talent from across Africa in its second instalment of Africa Is Now. They are inviting established and emerging African designers to showcase their work in this specially cur...
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Highlighting African textiles – being shown soon at the Future Fabrics Expo, 28-30 Sept

Over the years The Sustainable Angle have researched thousands of sustainable textiles sourced from hundreds of mills from around the world, many of which will be available to see at the 4th Future Fabrics Expo (28th-30th ...
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Zimbabwe Designer RAAAH due to hit down at Zimbabwe Fashion Week! – DESIGNER

Following on from a successful showcase at UK’s biggest fashion trade show Pure London, Africa Fashion Week London 2014, both in early August, and a London Fashion Week kickstarter event The Catwalk Edit earlier this month, R...
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Vogue Talents x ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative with Sophie Zinga & Studio One Eighty Nine

As part of the Ethical Fashion Initiative’s programme to support and promote new generation fashion design talent from Africa, Senegalese brand, Sophie Zinga and Ghanaian brand, Studio One Eighty Nine participated in Vogue It...
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UK retailer Next available in SA with Spree.co.za – RETAIL

But not via the usual channels. UK’s high street retailer Next, is the latest in a long line of fashion retailers to target the South African market. But unlike counterparts like Mango and the soon to arrive H&M, it will ...
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New Opportunities for Africa as Global Apparel Manufacturer – MANUFACTURING

The question of how long China will remain the largest clothing manufacturer continues to linger on. Not only does the country have to contend with increasing competition from neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, India and...
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AFG celebrates our 3 year anniversary! – HAPPY BIRTHDAY

We are sssoooooo excited to be turning 3 today! Can you believe it? From our humble start at the Africa Centre London on September 9th 2011 where we launched our website and I launched my self published book Fashion Africa (se...
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