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Pan African Designers, Grey from Nigeria, Osei Duro from Ghana, Sophie Zinga from Senegal & Thula Sindi from South Africa Head to Nigeria for the 1st Time Inauguration – 31st of August.

For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular Portobello Market in London has been a shopping favourite since its launch in 2009, it has successfully gathered the best of the city’...
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Design Development and Research Conference 2-5 Sept 2012

Design and designing are at a tipping point where their inherent prefiguring nature and directionality* demands careful investigation and engagement by thinkers, teachers and practitioners alike. Design projects have become inc...
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Retailer Sapelle.com Introduces 30 Contemporary African Brands to London

Building on the positive response received through its online platform, recently established ladieswear retailer Sapelle.com is bringing its African fashion brands to London for a one week Pop Up Boutique from 23 to 28 July 201...
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ASOS Africa…gets all laced up for SS14 with Nigeria!

Have you checked out the ASOS Africa Spring Summer 2014 capsule collection yet? It’s been on our radar and not just because they tend to make a lot of their collections with our friends over at the SOKO factory in Kenya...
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East Africa Designer Gift Fair EVENT

Africa Designers in Development, ADiD, will be organizing the East Africa Designer Gift Fair from 23rd to 24th November 2011 at the Village market, Nairobi. This particular event seeks to showcase designer gift items from bags ...
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VLISCO IS IN LAGOS!

Finally the true original Dutch Wax has arrived in Lagos! Vlisco celebrated the opening of its new retail concept at Ikeja Mall, Lagos on 18th July. The program consisted of amongst other a Press Meet & Greet, a ‘Mee...
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ASOS Africa AW11/12 SOKO made collection revealed

We recently showcased a small snippet of ASOS Africa new collection but today we reveal a bit more to all you lovers. Read up on our report on SOKO here. The direction has obviously changed aesthetically but the made in Africa ...
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South Africa’s Ubuntu Project takes London by storm – EVENT report

Ubuntu International Project is an organisation developing, promoting and exporting a new South African design led aesthetic that fuses the techniques and traditions of South Africa with South African contemporary fashion in or...
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Choolips celebrates its Golden Coast SS13 collection Diamond Petals

Choolips is a fresh youthful brand that is known for its production in Ghana West Africa. It is notable for how the designs redefine ancient textiles traditions introducing covetable luxuries of high quality craftsmanship back ...
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Fairtrade International Counters Allegations in Bloomberg article on Burkina Faso cotton

Just before Christmas we mentioned this incident when it first came out (see link here) and since then have been reading various articles from bloggers, Africa fashion related and ethical fashion related and many opinions and t...
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‘AFRICA CALLING’ Launches this September Curated by Kathy Shenoy (Shake the Dust) & Liezel Strauss (Subject Matter Art) for Southbank Centre’s Africa Utopia festival. 12-14 September 2014

‘AFRICA CALLING’ curated by Kathy Shenoy (Shake the Dust) & Liezel Strauss (Subject Matter Art) presents to the UK, the best of contemporary African design; from interiors to fashion accessories, opening up mar...
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