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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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African Diaspora and Development Day (AD3) 2012 – AFFORD presents ‘Africa Gives’

They are presenting “The New African Philanthropy” as part of the launch of their ‘Africa Gives’ project. Do you fulfil the criteria below? They you are invited to come along and partake in this event.
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Germaine’s Bags – Recycling for Rwanda – DESIGNER PROFILE

Twenty-two year old Germaine Dusenge is a Rwandan who loves her country. At first glance, she appears quite shy, yet, within minutes of our first meeting, as we set about to speak about her work, she begins to exude confidence....
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Pooja Jeshang gets all Loved up with Delilah – DESIGNER INTERVIEW

Pooja Jeshang brand Saffron is a brand that uses a colourful palette of prints and an interesting use of cutlines. Her recent collection “…with love, Delilah”, is described by Pooja as being a collection R...
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Organic Cotton, Ikat patterns, Kitenge prints – welcome One Mango Tree SS12 Collection – MANUFACTURING

Ethical fashion brand One Mango Tree just released its Spring|Summer 2012 Collection – an array of organic cotton jersey separates, beautiful hand-loomed handbags and African print accent pieces. The apparel collection hi...
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News Just in! Made in Ghana MacBook covers in the APPLE store!

We recently featured Della on our site. (see our feature here) Della is a fashion line that employs women in Ghana to make ethically produced high-quality accessories. We are excited about their recent news where they will l...
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Anita Quansah London and Adebayo Jones to Show at Africa Fashion Week London

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce the first set of designers confirmed for this year’s closing show on Saturday 4th August of the two-day fashion extravanganza set to bring the best of Afric...
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V&A FRIDAY LATE takes up residency at WANDERLUST, Paris

Last year we went to a packed event at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum called Afropolitans. We are excited to hear that it will happen this year in Paris! It was a well attended, well thought out and structured even...
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Fashion Made in Africa – from Cotton to Fashion Production – COTTON CAMPAIGN

This month we have a new guest contributor, freelance journalist, copywriter and experienced in ethical fashion and textile projects specifically in Africa. We invited her to question to area of Fashion Made in Africa as a con...
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