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Bag Hand Made from palm leaves, made in Madagascar - Ethnic Supplies

Ethnic Supplies – Handicrafted, fairly traded fashion Empowering African women through business

There is nothing more refreshing than learning about ethical projects in Africa that help create a sustainable future within poverty-stricken communities. Ethnic Supplies is an online social enterprise that enables East African...
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Creative Meets Affordable: Uganda’s Ras Kasozi debuts 2-in-1 Jacket collection

With an eccentric personal sense of style (he was garbed in a spiky tunic when I met him), Ras Kasozi is not your average fashion designer, he is an artist with an evolving mind and everything on him signals that. After years o...
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Piso Collection: Promoting Green Fashion in Liberia – Country Cloth – TEXTILES

When it comes to natural resources Liberia is the prototype. The Republic incubates the most natural resources in all of West Africa, including two species of its own cotton. One species grows in the fields of Lofa County, and ...
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Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave launches ethical clothing collaboration with Cotton made in Africa

With the London based Olympics just around the corner we are excited to bring you some interesting news Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave has launched his first sports sock collection made from sustainable African cotton and m...
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The Strong Women from Boundiali – Cotton made in Africa supports women’s cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire

The Cotton made in Africa Initiative (CmiA) supports 25 women’s cooperatives in northern Côte d’Ivoire. Inside one year, 1,250 women and 12,500 family members are set to profit from financial start-up aid in cooper...
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AFRICA UTOPIA TALKS! with Africa Fashion Guide on EcoAfrica Panel – Friday 20th

This Friday sees the start of a fascinating and free, three-day programme of talks and debates which aim to shed an illuminating light on contemporary Africa including the Eco Africa panel that AFG director Jacqueline Shaw will...
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Cape Town Fashion Week 2012 – in Partnership with Mercedes Benz – Showcases South African Style for 10th Year

First launched in 2003, Cape Town Fashion Week was one of the first events to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) and this is the first year under its new title, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town...
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Ghana presents Glitz Africa Fashion Week this August – EVENTS

Glitz Africa Magazine, a Ghanaian owned celebrity/lifestyle magazine that embraces fashion and celebrates fashion designers across Africa especially in Ghana has announced that its inaugural Fashion Week will hold in Accra from...
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ABURY Beyond Fashion – DESIGNER PROFILE

While in Timbuktu World Cultural Heritage is getting destroyed in our days – in Marrakesh someone tries to prevent “Handcrafts Cultural Heritage” from disappearing – let us introduce you to Andrea Kolb and her e...
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African StreetFashions seen at Bread and Butter Berlin – July 2012 – STREETSTYLE

From the 4th to 6th July 2012 took place one of the biggest sports and street tradeshows in Europe if not the world – the infamous ‘Bread and Butter’ (BBB) tradeshow. Founded in 2001, and this year titled ‘THE ROC...
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Lets talk ‘Eco-Africa’ at the London Southbank – AFRICA UTOPIA – EVENT

Next Friday 20th July our very own founder, Jacqueline Shaw – eco-entrepreneur, Author and Director of our social enterprise Africa Fashion Guide along side Editor of BBC Africa Solomon Mugera, Jonathan Bhalla from the Af...
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