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Vlisco Fabrics 2012 – the Must Have Book to accompany the Must Attend Exhibition

Vlisco Fabrics 2012 – the book has been published in parallel to the exhibition Six Yards, Guaranteed Dutch Design in the MMKArnhem. This book was not intented as a regular exhibition catalog but rather a catalog about ...
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African print takes up fashion for the Buggy

Now this is a new one for Africa Fashion Guide! On and off the catwalk, bold African prints are a current strong fashion trend and now your baby buggy can also join in the fashion adventure.  Making your buggy stand out from t...
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lozamaleombho.com 2012 collection

Loza Maléombho wins at Arise!

Loza Maléombho is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York and supporting women empowerment, social and economic trades in Cote d’Ivoire. Their designs and development take place in New York employin...
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Mia by Mia Nisbet

Mia by Mia Nisbet – Textile UPCYCLING for Africa – Designer PROFILE

Fusing recycled clothing with traditional Malawian textiles, MIA by Mia Nisbet is an ethical fashion brand like no other. There are funky upcycling brands and bold African collections but not many that bring the two together wh...
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ZImbabwe Fashion Week 2012

Zimbabwe Fashion Week – Breaking Barriers for 2012

From August 30th–September 1st, 2012 the largest city wide fashion show in Zimbabwe will return for its 3rd edition! The annual Zimbabwe Fashion Week is going strong now with regular annual shows and returns to the city of ...
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Hand-spun organic cotton, Koussanar, Senegal, 2008 (2)

Africa – From Cotton to Factory to Retail – DISCUSSION

We love our external contributors here at Africa Fashion Guide as we always try to bring you a different voice to give different opinions from specialists in the field. For April, we were very privileged to have the Christian J...
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ORIGIN AFRICA 2012 – Ethiopia – EVENT

At Africa Fashion Guide we are extremely looking forward to our trip to Kenya and Ethiopia this April. Two great events have collaborated to bring a full on fashion business event, tradeshow and showcase. We have featured a few...
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African Union to host Hub of Africa 2012 Fashion Week at the NEW African Union Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Clairvoyant Marketing Agency, In the Bag and Origin Africa are proud to announce that the 2012, Hub of Africa Fashion Show, will be held in the new African Union Conference centre. Commentating on the show and the Africa Union...
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Gold Coast Trading SS12 collection

“Winds from the North” – SS12 Collection – Gold Coast Trading

Gold Coast Trading is a clothing company created by Nigerian born, New York based designer, Emeka Alams, which brings together traditional Africa cultures and the Western world. Emeka calls this label his ‘effort to get ...
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Abla Volta – Designer PROFILE

3 words to describe Abla Volta roots, grace and sophistication. Looking at her work is a mix of staring at the cover of an Elle Magazine and watching a Hagan Daz advert. I was seriously tempted to either devour the photos or li...
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South Africa Fashion Week SS2012 – Fashion SHOW

Its that time of year again, South Africa Fashion Week will be happening this week. With a presentation of The Business of Fashion Summer Collections on 29, 30, 31 March & 1 April 2012 at The Crowne Plaza, The Rosebank. SA ...
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