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South African Ekhaya fashion showcase at London 2012 Olympics

Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) in partnership with Department: Arts & Culture recently announced the inaugural South African fashion showcase to take place during the London 2012 Summer Olympics. The Queen Eliza...
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Vlisco Funky Grooves Campaign

Vivacious VLISCO presents their Funky Grooves Collection – TEXTILES

The Funky Grooves collection draws from Vlisco’s proud history, inspired by global urban culture and couture craftsmanship. It’s a collection of contrasts, with edgy street wear influences reinterpreted through a lens of pu...
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FIKIRTE ADDIS BRINGS SOPHISTICATED ETHIOPIAN STYLE BACK TO NEW YORK

Renowned Ethiopian designer Fikirte Addis is known for utilizing the most sophisticated and traditional Ethiopian fabrics to create modern and luxurious clothing. At Origin Africa 2011, Addis outshined twelve talented designers...
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Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles launches official Runway Model Search contest

This Fall, a select number of Africa’s premier designers will invade the United States in headlining the inaugural Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles (AFWLA). Over the course of four days, from October 10-13th, this eclectic pro...
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Mahlet Afework : Ethiopian Luxury Designer Showcases at Africa Fashion Week in New York

Ethiopian fashion brand Mafi presents a streetwise, sassy collection of urban sportswear and ready to wear garments for every woman to learn and love on Thursday, July 12th at Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) . AFWNY, a...
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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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2in1 coat - Ras Kasozi

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

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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