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South African Design Indaba Expo back for March 2012

The countdown has begun! Expect the best of South African design and creativity at Design Indaba Expo from 2 to 4 March 2012. South African creativity is blossoming and there’s no better place to experience it than the Desig...
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Baroness Lola Young to be Ambassador for the Aid by Trade Foundation

Parliamentarian Advocates Sustainable Fashion Made of African Cotton The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is expanding its’ network in Great Britain: Baroness Lola Young has come on board as the foundation’s ambassador. T...
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The Caribbean’s leading fashion names to showcase exceptional collections at London Fashion Week

As a British born Caribbean woman this is an event I MUST present to you! The Caribbean’s leading fashion names to showcase exceptional collections at London Fashion Week Caribbean Collections Showcase ‘In honour of Fa...
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G-Lish – Bags Galore!

We previously featured G-Lish and their work in Ghana here . Co founded by Godwin Yidana and Gayle Pescud G-lish Foundation is an organisation in Ghana which focuses on 3 core areas - ’Income Generation, Re-Generation, ...
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‘LOVE FROM AFRICA’ – Africa Fashion Guide Cotton Campaign Launches today

With it being Valentines day and all we felt it suiting to launch our African cotton campaign today. Entitled ‘Love From Africa’ we are campaigning to raise awareness of the present situation of African cotton and t...
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Canada Dares to Wear African for a Charity Fashion EVENT

Dare to Wear Love is the first exhibition devoted to the celebrated work of top Canadian fashion designers who have created original pieces to raise awareness and funds for grassroots organizations who are turning the tide of H...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Oliberté

This is the second in our feature pieces on business of Fashion in Africa. I have chosen Oliberté, not just because they are another brand that features in my coffee table book Fashion Africa but most importantly they are one ...
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O’eclat designs: Statement accessories guaranteed to brighten any outfit

O’eclat Designs is a Nigerian accessories brand founded by Gbemmy Johnson as a result of a passion and ongoing love affair with African prints and leathers. Influenced by the rich cultures and colours of Africa, O’e...
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Garden of EDUN – unveiling the first Ad campaign for SS12

Described by Trendhunter magazine as a ‘Trade-Enabling Fashion” brand, Edun have been known to be have caused a little controversy with the their focus to encourage trade in Africa and support manufacturing in Afric...
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An Interview with Ghana’s Global Mamas – COOPERATIVE Profile

The United Nations have declared that 2012 is the Year of the Cooperative. This is especially important to myself due to my interest in international development work. Also, by now many people know I hold a soft spot for Africa...
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Designer Duro Olowu curates ‘Material’ – show and Pop-Up Shop

London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu will present a show and pop-up shop of fashion and art at Salon 94’s Freeman Alley Gallery, February 8 through March 4. The show will present a group of limited edition fashion and acc...
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