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Tribes of Africa Fashion Event

Chichia London, Tina Lobondi, VIP Designs, Shivani Chavda Join the Tribes of Africa Fashion Fundraiser Line Up

UK based social enterprise iROCK! UK and international fashion and lifestlye magazine FAB are proud to announce the second set of designers confirmed for the Tribes of Africa (TOA) fashion fundraiser scheduled for Saturday 26 M...
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"African fashion luxury concept store Merchants on Long pops up at The Shop at Bluebird"..Pix by.Jon furniss.jon@jonfurniss.com.07710219616...

Cape Town’s ‘Merchants on Long’ Pop Up in London

This May, Merchants on Long opened its first and only pop-up space at The Shop at Bluebird. Offering the best of locally and ethically produced African design, art and fashion. Throughout May the space showcases an amazing sele...
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Yoox.com 'Discovered in Africa'

‘Discovered in Africa’ – New online shop by Vogue and YOOX

We have been watching what Franca Sozzani Editor of Vogue Italia has been up to recently. There have been many reports, articles interviews and videos of her travelling to various countries on the African continent (such as Nig...
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Image courtesy Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD)

Costume Institute of the African Diaspora – INTERVIEW

I am constantly on the hunt for anything African fashion and textile related so I can share with you, our readers, all thi information and to continue to highlight the fantastic industry that is the supply chain of African fash...
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Ozwald Boateng SS12 collection - SOWETO

“I Love Soweto” Ozwald Boateng’s SS12 Fashion Shoot

There has been quite a bit of hype and interest in this new collection by Ozwald Boateng. We couldn’t let it pass by without letting you, our readers in on this too. With a sense of androgyny and an amazing background set...
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Is Africa’s fashion and textile industry the future of trade and development in Africa? PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

Africa Fashion Guide was founded on a passion to promote Africa’s full supply chain of fashion and textiles. As the founder of this enterprise I am excited about Africa and its future in this field and so feel it needed t...
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Ivory Coast Fashion Week 2012

Ivory Coast Fashion Week 2012 – EVENT

World Fashion Organization (WFO) is an entity established to provide a global platform for the national fashion industries, to promote corporate, environmental and social responsibility within the global fashion and textile ind...
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Inua Ellams black t shirt collection

“To Boldly Go…” Black T-shirt Collection – An Interview with Inua Ellams

We spoke a little with Inua Ellams last year about his theatre product with a focus on the tee-shirt industry in Nigeria and we were excited to hear that the show was on the road starting in London. So we asked respected Fashio...
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Image courtesy of Petit Pagne - workshop

From France to Rwanda we present Petit Pagne – Company PROFILE

Considered as ‘Wearable Fairtrade’ Petit Pagne is a fashion company based in Rwanda, and what we love about the brand is that they infuse Western classics with African culture to create the ‘clean, elegant and vib...
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Image courtesy of Lauren Bush - FEED project

FEEDing the World, One Bag At A Time

FEED is an ethical brand that sells bags, teddy bears, t-shirts and other accessories. Not only are the products beautiful and unique, but also with each product that is sold, up to 5 children in school are provided with nutrie...
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N.I.C.E – Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2012

The fashion industry is one of the comparatively most polluting and socially challenged industries – cotton production alone is the second most polluting crop after corn and the industry has long outsourced production to ...
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