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Fashion Made in Malawi – MIA by Mia Nisbet – SS14 Collection – DESIGNER

We recently came across the latest collection from ethical label MIA by Mia Nisbet and wished to share it with you. Always original and always with great looking campaigns we believe designer Mia Nisbet continues to spread the ...
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Loin Cloth and Ashes Limited Edition Collection for Mr Price! – RETAIL

We were excited to hear the news last week that leading South African designer (and we must mention – featured designer in AFG director Jacqueline Shaw’s first book Fashion Africa), Anisa Mpungwe of Loin Cloth and A...
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Fashion and Textile Design Study Trips to Uganda – EDUCATION

Venture Uganda Travel and Ethnic Supplies Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of a Fashion & Textiles study tour (13/9 nights).  This Venture Uganda fashion and textiles tour combines some of the fascinating aspec...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week this October Hosts their Fashion Business Series – BUSINESS

This month Lagos will play host to the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week from the 23rd of October to the 26th October; at the Ocean View Grounds by Eko Hotel, Ademola Adetokubo, Victoria Island Lagos. As part of...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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EXHIBITION – Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa – TEXTILES

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa focuses on and celebrates the dyer’s art from North and West Africa, including the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon. D...
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Trine Lindegaard Fuses Kente and Charity through Colab with Fine Cell Work – UK’s biggest prisons.

Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
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Eki Orleans Reveals their SS14 Collection ‘A Slice of Africa’ – DESIGNER

Showcasing her elegant design capabilities, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans has created an exceptional SS14 collection that highlights the best feature in all women—their inner goddess. Entitled ‘A Slice of Africa’, the designer pre...
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Zimbabwe’s New Leather Strategy aims to Boost Exports 5-fold – TEXTILES

A strategy designed to improve the livelihoods of people working in the leather industry in Zimbabwe has been officially launched, after more than a year of intensive work and involvement by the industry. The Zimbabwe Leather S...
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CmiA & COMPACI and The Advancement of Women through Cotton Women Clubs – TEXTILES

The Aid by Trade Foundation follows an innovative approach in development cooperation. Rather than sending money to Africa, the Cotton made in Africa Initiative follows the principles of “social business” – as the name...
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ETHICAL FASHION DESIGNERS SHOWCASE – GFDW® ETHIKHA™ | 2013 SHOWCASE

Ghana Fashion and Design Week® launched the first ethical fashion platform in Ghana under its umbrella themed – ETHIKHA™ in 2012. GFDW ETHIKHA™ creates a fashionable platform that represents ethical and sustainable fas...
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