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Gabon presents Africa Couture Fashion & Designer Week

Fashion season is well upon us with designers taking to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week. All eyes may be on the 4 big name fashion cities of New York, London, Paris and Milan but in the town of Libreville in Gabon, Central...
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It’s Raining….Elephants? – New EDUN Ad Campaign for SS13 “AFRICAN SHOWER”

  EDUN was born when two passions collided – a love of beautiful clothes and a desire to create change. This story of duality and transformation is again the inspiration behind Ryan McGinley’s photographs for the EDUN ...
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Mozambique Fashion Week – advertise in Batik

Starting with just 10 designers and 10 models, Mozambique Fashion Week (MFW), was created 7 years ago with the aim of showcasing the creativity and originality of Mozambican people. Today the event is much more than a week of f...
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Save Our Skills Burkina Faso – Cotton and Artisan Program ‘Stripcloth Splendours’ goes to Paris

For hundreds of years the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa have been highly skilled in the techniques of hand spinning, dyeing and weaving the cotton harvested from their fields. Today, less than 100 tons of naturally org...
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New CmiA-Organic Standard Creates Market Access and Social Added Value for African Organic Cotton Farmers – Aid by Trade Foundation to Launch CmiA-Organic Cotton on the Market for the First Time

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is the largest cotton initiative in Africa and is committed to integrating cotton originating from Africa into the textile industry with increasing success. The foundation is now also dedicate...
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FOMI – Ethiopian Fabulous Fashion Bag and Footwear Brand

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating FOMI. In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her nati...
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HERITAGE1960.com kicks off their upcoming launch with a countdown contest

Heritage1960 is an online retail destination that offers a curated view of global African fashion, lifestyle, and design. Named after the year 17 African countries won their independence, Heritage1960 celebrates freedom, indivi...
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The Ministry of Tomorrow the “Lighthouse” Company using Fashion for Change

The Ministry of Tomorrow (MOT) is a company that our Researcher Sarah found out and highlighted to us. They are one that focuses on quality fashion and meaningful actions to promote positive, global change and create exquisitel...
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African Fashion International Presents Fashion Retail Store – AFI PRIVÉ

AFI PRIVÉ is the ultimate destination for the finest of African fashion collections. AFI PRIVÉ is part of the leading fashion company, African Fashion International (AFI) who are passionate about African fashion. As a premi...
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LFW debut for ‘Fashion Africa’ featured design company – Tiffany Amber

Exciting news as I hear the news that one of the design companies in my book ‘Fashion Africa’ will be making her London Fashion Week Debut.  Nigerian designer Folake Folarin-Coker will showcase her latest collectio...
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Havaianas latest MYOH Campaign Pop-Up Shop comes to South Africa! Make Your Own Havaianas – RETAIL

This was interesting news we recently came across. For the very first time the Make Your Own Havaianas initiative will be introduced in Africa. Brazil, the country of origin, has subsequently selected South Africa as the very ...
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