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African Textile Patterns – BOOK

African Textile Patterns by Catherine Carpenter Price £16.99 Paperback with CD 128pp ISBN: 9781408130728 This stunning collection of African textile prints has been carefully selected from a range of traditional and contempor...
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Agnes & Lola – Introduce the 2012 collections and EXCLUSIVE interview – ETAILER

Agnes & Lola is one of our favourite African fashion retailers to have emerged online in the last few years. For their ethics, principles and all they stand for. So when they sent us their recent lookbook campaign I was hap...
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Made FF Bracelets with Kanga pouches

Fairtrade Fortnight, ASOS, Whistles and Central Saint Martins and MADE – building African connections

Made is a fashion accessories brand that we love. Not just because they create beautiful, hand-made product in their African workshop, but also because Made teaches new skills and provides sustainable opportunities for all our ...
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African Influenced On Trend – StylesAfrik – Fashion Online – RETAIL

With the rise of online fashion and the growing interest in African fashion it is no wonder that African fashion has moved online with new online boutiques popping up regularly. It is an exciting time so we are happy to introdu...
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Laurence Airlines – Menswear Flying for African Fashion – DESIGNER

We came across this cool label that showed during London Fashion Week most recently. And we thought as we aim to present more menswear to you to give you an update on what they are doing. LAURENCEAIRLINE is a fashion label b...
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Maxhosa knitwear by Laduma Ngxokolo – Designer PROFILE

South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo showcased his collection from Maxhosa Knitwear as part of the Ubuntu International Project at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout last September. The Ubuntu International Project is an organisati...
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British Council X British Fashion Council ‘International Fashion Showcase’ – African Designer selection – EVENT

The British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the inaugural International Fashion Showcase which launched during London Fashion Week, February 2012. This must attend event was one where 19 embassies...
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Cotton News Just in! – Cotton Made in Africa welcomes Mozambique as SIXTH Project Country

Exciting news just in! Our partner Cotton Made in Africa and their cotton initiative has expanded its efforts in Southeast Africa. Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) welcomes a new project country in Southeast Africa: 75,000 smallhol...
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GloRia WavaMunno – ‘Fist Pump’ – Exclusive Designer INTERVIEW

 Who is this young African woman who has taken us hostage with collections like ‘Love’, ‘A-Freak-A’ and ‘Not A Dream, My Soul Mate’? Her name is Gloria Wavamunno, a whimsical yet deeply focused 21st century fashion...
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Baffs Clothing Company to attend Ethical Fashion Show – Paris – Brand PROFILE

Baffs is quoted to be “a beautiful form of expressing the African Spirit through fine clothes”. The “Baffs” brand aims at creating clothes that fulfil the needs of consumers by providing stylish and fashionable apparel...
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Sahel Design – Company PROFILE

Sahel design is a company formed on three simple principles: discovering, celebrating and reviving traditional craft techniques. “It’s about learning from and respecting the people who make them. It’s about seeing the con...
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