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African Designers for Tomorrow – COMPETITION

  FA254 is the entrance door to the finest beauty of AfricaFA254 discovers and promotes new talents in order to rebrand Africa through young and creative minds. Their vision is to celebrate contemporary African richness an...
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High Summer’s High-Fashion at Africa Fashion Week London 2014 – EVENT

Africa Fashion Week London is Europe’s largest event for African and African-inspired fashion and some of the hottest designers working globally are getting ready to showcase their collections. TheoDora by Priscilla Aspiotis ...
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Express Yourself with African Prints with Africa Fashion Week London this August! EVENT

Africa Fashion Week London is Europe’s largest event for African and African-inspired fashion and the perfect opportunity to find out how some of the most influential new designers are using eye-catching prints to bring an Af...
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Africa Centre Summer Festival ’14 – Textiles, Workshops, Food, Exhibition, Music – EVENT

The Africa Centre is proud to present its 2nd Annual Summer Festival on August 2nd 2014. As the organisation which offered us a venue to launch our Director’s book Fashion Africa in 2011 we are excited to see their fest...
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ELLE announces 2014 Rising Star Design Award

ELLE and Mr Price have joined forces again and  the search is on for the 2014 ELLE Rising Star. The competition is open to all aspiring young designers and offers the winner a springboard for launching a career in fashion. Th...
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Embracing the Ethical in African-inspired Fashion – Africa Fashion Week London is Nearly Here!

Africa Fashion Week London is Europe’s largest event for African and African-inspired fashion. This year’s Africa Fashion Week London will be at Olympia West Hall on Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August 2014. Top...
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STORY FOR THE CONSUMER WITH A CONSCIENCE – ETHICAL FASHION LAUNCHES AT GATHER&SEE.COM

Brand new website Gather&See offers carefully curated collections from the very best in sustainable fashion talent from around the world.  Showcasing designers who pride themselves on aesthetics as much as their ethics, th...
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King of Prints – Duro Olowu presents More Material in NYC – ends Aug 1st!

It is the last couple weeks for London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu new group show and separate pop-up boutique of fashion and art at Salon 94 Bowery. A sequel to the designer’s 2012 installation at Salon 94 Freemans, th...
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MAYAMIKO DESIGNED LAUNCHES NEW WOMEN’S COLLECTION AND ONLINE BOUTIQUE

Mayamiko Designed has launched its  full ‘New Season’ clothing range for on-trend, fashion conscious women.  The collection, which includes striking dresses and coordinating separates, is made from traditional ‘chitenje...
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Changing Perceptions, Building Synergies & Doing Business – Origin Africa Back for 2014

ORIGIN AFRICA is both an event and an ongoing effort dedicated to improving African Cotton, Textile and Apparel trade. It involves collaboration with producers across the cotton value chain from farm to fashion including acces...
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Lemlem – Handcrafted, Effortless, Modern and Luxury for the Summer

While Europe is experiencing an influx of summer heatwaves, for many countries on the continent like Ethiopia this is just normal. Either way Lemlem – a modern, handcrafted luxury brand by model Liya Kebede, has presented...
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