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Lingerie Clothing by Gerhard Rösch to collaborate with Cotton made in Africa

Lingerie specialist Gerhard Rösch supports the Cotton Made in Africa initiative (CmiA) for the first time with its 2014 fall/winter collection. The never out of stock (NOS) collection will be available worldwide starting fro...
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Modahnik X MamAfrica Designs Collaborating in Congo – Support their Project!

Founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene, MODAHNIK is known for the mix of vibrant colors with bold prints. Having lived and traveled in Africa, Europe and America, Kahindo expertly combines these dierent stylistic elements...
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Kushn: Leather Goods Company Supports More African Artisans with Ethiopian Cushions

Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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Ethiopian Fashion Institute Call for Research Papers for Upcoming Conference

Having previously presented to the students of this school I am happy to announce they have now sent out a call for academic research papers for an upcoming conference. The Institute of Technology for Textile, Garment and Fashi...
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The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) this March 2014

The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is an innovative event by Bluepearl Services International (BSI) and in partnership with World Fashion for Development supporting their goals of promoting economic development and soc...
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AFDB Catwalk @ Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Africa Fashion Day Berlin presents Fashion Dinner via Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Apya Productions the producers of Africa Fashion Day Berlin return with FASHION DINNER after a successful debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin in January 2013. Fashion Dinner is an invitation-only-event takes place o...
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Della X Vans – A Fresh New Colab for 2014

Tina Tangalakis is the founder of socially responsible Los Angeles-based label Della who makes various handcrafted products by artisans and producers in Ghana’s Volta Region. They are driven by the awareness of the need...
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M. A. F. Couture presents the Charity Collection for 2014

M.A.F is an international lifestyle brand offering smart, affordable luxury and bringing newness and style to life with an entirely new touch. The brand offers styles to suits various classes of people. With different edgy outf...
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Africa on My Sleeve – The First African Inspired Fashion Show in New Zealand – EVENT

The showcase dubbed “the first African inspired fashion show in New Zealand”, Africa on My Sleeve has announced the launch of designer registrations for the 2014 project. Launched in 2013, Africa on My Sleeve Limited has...
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Ituen Basi showcases at Minneapolis Museum for Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Exhibition

Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Through the eyes of nine talented artists, this exhibition explores notions of personal style and cultural identity in contemporary Africa. Organized to mark the opening of the newly redesigned...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw groundbreaking new book “Fashion Africa” launch date announced! February 2014

Fashion Africa launches in February 2014 with a new publisher!  ‘Inspired…educated…impressive’ Vogue Italia   ‘One of the top sustainable fashion tweeters and top ten African fashion blogs’ Guardian  Fashi...
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