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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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A Flash of African Brands Light up the Catwalk at NYFW

This season fashion week in New York has been one of glamour , freshness and newness but what we are loving is the influx of African made, inspired, influenced design as much as the African designers taking to the catwalk. See ...
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Untold Gold – 2012 African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Bargehouse Festival

The 2012 African and African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival once again celebrates the amazing breadth, quality and originality of black talent throughout all creative disciplines from the UK and overseas. The three events o...
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THE ECOLUXURY FASHION EXHIBITION – during London Fashion Week

ECO can definitely be LUXE and is being proved through ECOLUXE LONDON exhibitors’ work. Ecoluxe London, launched by Miriam González Durántez – in September 2010, is a not-for-profit organisation promoting sustainable ...
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Oliberté Continues to Fly the Flag for ‘Made in Africa’ Shoes – SS13 collection

Oliberté is a brand that is uniquely and proudly Made in Africa and why we continue to support what Tal and team do out in Ethiopia. The concept of creating premium goods comes from the idea of skilled crafts people molding t...
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African Lookbook – the USA’s latest African online retailer – E-BOUTIQUE

We at AFG are excited about this new project. Speaking with Aaron Kohn recently about future projects was excited because of not just their concept for African Lookbook to be a space for “discussion revolving around oral...
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Loza Maléombho Indiegogo Campaign Re-branding African made Apparel

Not only is Loza Maléombho an up and coming, award winning women’s clothes designer, but her vision of fashion encorporates ethical solutions to help support the social and economic empowerment of women in Cô...
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Arise Magazine heads to NYFW to present ‘African Icons’ – MUST ATTEND EVENT

The team over at ARISE magazine never fails to do us proud. With a well respected show over in Lagos every year and with a popular fashion magazine promoting and showcasing the best of African fashion, music, culture and lifest...
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Modahnik’s Ode to 70’s, 80’s, Congo and her Mother – AW12 Collection

Modahnik is a Chicago based womenswear brand founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene. Kahindo, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo founded Modahnik (an anagram of her first name and last initial) during 2009 Fas...
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Enter “The Lavender Attic” with Ajepomaa Design Gallery

Ajepomaa Design Gallery presents “The Lavender Attic”, as part of their cruise 2013 collection. The idea for their latest collection came from the timeless story of “Little Women” by American author Louisa May Alcott. H...
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GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FREE INSPIRATIONAL SEMINARS TO TAKE PLACE DURING THE FASHION & DESIGN WEEK EVENT

Ghana Fashion & Design Week announces schedule for educative seminars, to be hosted by industry experts. Designed as a platform for Knowledge Transfer, and a medium to Inspire and Empower both existing and future creative p...
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