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First Africa Fashion Week London Concession Boutique to Open in Lagos in December 2012

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce that the first Africa Fashion Week London 2012 concession store Studio 29 is set to launch in Lagos, Nigeria in December 2012. Established in 2011 and with tw...
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Design Africa brings their Panel Discussion to London – EVENT

Design Africa is a new platform, founded by Henrietta Gallina and Bridget Russo who previously worked for Edun and set up Passion Projects recently. It was created to elevate the perception of design (and it’s perceived v...
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“SKORZCH” by Zano Sithetho Wins 2012 SA Fashion Week Renault New Talent Search

“SKORZCH” by Zano Sithetho has been named the winner of the 2012 SA Fashion Week New Talent Search competition, a quest to find the hottest new name in local fashion. Congratulating Zano on his win, Lee-Anne Stanton, advert...
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Kora Designs – Beautiful jewelery beautifully sourced

Founded in 2009 by long time friends Maxandra Short and Amy Walker, Kora Designs began with a collection of horn cuffs, as below. Today the range has broadened greatly and includes a wide range of stunning bangles, necklaces, r...
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Vlisco Benin Bravura

The interesting creativity portrayed by African local designers has given traditional fabrics a pace of elucidating the African culture, Vlisco an African multinational print company with 4 different brands Woodin, Hollandaise,...
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Africa Fashion Guide takes ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Seminar to Nairobi! MUST ATTEND EVENT

 Africa Fashion Guide to launch ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Conference in Kenya this October.   On September 9th 2012, Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and has decided to host their anniversary event in Nai...
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Skip launches trendy and eco-friendly fashion concept in South Africa

The way to a fashionista’s heart is through designer label after all there is nothing more soothing to a woman’s heart than retail therapy; it is even more fun when you do not have to shed a single cent to quench that fashi...
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Local Designers to fly KZN colours high at SAFW

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Fashion Council (KZNFC) have selected KZN based Fashion Designers to showcase at SA Fashion Week. SAFW will take place from 28 – 30 September ...
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Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles announces venue, hospitality sponsor, and roster of scheduled designers

With a growing roster of designers, Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles will transform the Papillion Institute of Art into a platform of global change; stimulating a greater appreciation for African fashion Africa Fashion Week Los ...
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Tiaan Nagel – DESIGNER PROFILE

The designer  Tiaan Nagel was the recipient of a bursary to study fashion design at LISOF. This fashion school in South Africa has gained the reputation of being the most progressive fashion design school in Africa. Some of Ti...
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Check out Stella Jean “Wax Printastic” SS13 Collection

Hello  gorgeous  people!  Here’s a reportage of Stella Jean Spring / Summer 2013 collection. You can also see the final walk of the models and a video interview with the designer (see link here). If you are following me du...
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