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Ethical Design colabs – Johari x Julia Smith

Designer Colab – Johari meets Julia Smith Johari is one of those fashion labels in Africa that we have alot of support for. Johari means ‘something precious’ in Swahili and every item is handmade in Kenya by Social En...
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New Cotton Report – West Africa

I have been in talks with Annick Gouba since she commented on a previous blog. We have had interesting brief conversations as we have similar interests in regards to Africa. She is the Manager for the Cotton Project for GLOCAL ...
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Fashion Business Angola 2011 – EVENT

Co-organised by the International Fair of Luanda and the ministry of mining, geology and industry, the first Fashion Business Angola took place from December 9 to 12 in Luanda, Angola in 2010 and planned to be the biggest fash...
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Ghana Cotton Revival Project

Ghanaian Vice President, John Dramani Mahama has plans to raise Ghanas cotton produce and last month it was revealed by him the launch of the Ghana Cotton Revival Project whilst at Nanton in the Savelugu/Nanton Districh. He an...
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ASOS Africa new collection

One word..mmmmmhhh. Afirca Fashion Guide are one of the big supporters of ASOS Africa knowing the workshops in Kenya they work with but that aside putting on our designer head…we are simply just not sure about this collec...
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African in New York – EVENT

Thursday July 14th to Saturday July 16th sees 2011 edition of AFRICA FASHION WEEK NY The vision of the 3-day event is to “Break through the New York fashion noise allow diverse and upcoming designers to voice themselves t...
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Africa Fashion Week – comes to London – 2011

Seems fashion has gone all African at the moment…and we at AFG are LURVING it. Shows like these highlight the importance of the direction AFG will be taking over the coming months. Watch this space to see the developments...
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Chichia + Kibotrade = MadeByAfrica

We received an invite from the lovely label Chichia regarding their collaboration with Manufacturers Kibotrade in Tanzania. The Chichia for Made by Africa preview evening showcases this collaboration collection today and we wis...
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Big brands moving into East Africa – opening stores

If this is not a sign that the heartbeat of Africa is pumping hard then i dont know what is. The growing market of people with incomes and interests in fashion is proving as an opportunity for fashion brands to enter this marke...
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‘Fashion Africa’ the book – Available – BUY NOW!!

Launched in 2011, Jacqueline Shaw, Founder and Director of Africa Fashion Guide has released her book on African fashion entitled ‘Fashion Africa – a Visual Overview of Contemporary African Fashion’ with an aim to cele...
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