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A social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa's fashion and textile industry.


 
 

 
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Up Close and Personal with EDUN New CEO – Julien Labat

Hearing the recent announcement that Julien Labat has moved from Carven to Edun, we were interested in hearing more about this and ask Julien to discuss his move to EDUN. We also gained more understanding of his view on the fu...
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NORTH AFRICAN GAMES by Gold Coast Trading Company

We often like to feature the collections by Gold Coast Trading Company as they have such a strong brand image and hold strong to the story they tell too. This collection titled“North African Games / #Bootleg Merch,”  nicel...
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FASHIONIST SOUTH AFRICA International Fashion Fair in Johannesburg will open its doors in May 2015 for the 2nd time

The comprehensive marketplace for fashion industry in Johannesburg is opening its doors on 21st of May in Johannesburg, one of the most modern and prosperous cities in South Africa. Turkel Fair Organization Inc, will be orga...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw featured in New African Woman Power List!

We are so excited to hear that our Founding Director Jacqueline Shaw has been featured in the New African Woman Power List. After receiving accolades from Vogue Italia, Fab Magazine, Guardian Newspaper and more it is an honour...
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Ron Bass Brings Africa And Streetwear To Forever21

Ron Bass, a visual artist and designer from Brooklyn, NY, has now collaborated with Forever 21, bringing Streetwear and Africa to the mass retailer on a line of men and womenswear. Bass, who sprung into our collective conscious...
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Design Indaba – Call for entries: Africa is Now 2015

Design Indaba is unearthing the next wave of design talent from across Africa in its second instalment of Africa Is Now. They are inviting established and emerging African designers to showcase their work in this specially cur...
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New Opportunities for Africa as Global Apparel Manufacturer – MANUFACTURING

The question of how long China will remain the largest clothing manufacturer continues to linger on. Not only does the country have to contend with increasing competition from neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, India and...
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CRAFT AFRIKA To Host ‘AFRIKA HANDMADE’ a 2-DAY Symposium on Contemporarty Craft and Design – EVENT

Craft Afrika will on 2nd and 3rd October 2014 at the Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi, convene Afrika Handmade, a 2 day event that will focus on contemporary craft and design produced in Kenya. Registered as a social enterprise in Keny...
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Yinka Shonibare MBE Features in New Photography Exhibition “Looking Back” – Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion at V&A Waterfront

LOOKING BACK presents works of three artists in the permanent collection of Zeitz MOCAA: Zanele Muholi (Born 1972, South Africa); Andrew Putter (Born 1965, South Africa); and Yinka Shonibare, MBE (Born 1962, United Kingdom). Th...
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