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MAYAMIKO DESIGNED LAUNCHES NEW WOMEN’S COLLECTION AND ONLINE BOUTIQUE

Mayamiko Designed has launched its  full ‘New Season’ clothing range for on-trend, fashion conscious women.  The collection, which includes striking dresses and coordinating separates, is made from traditional ‘chitenje...
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Fashion and Textile Design Study Trips to Uganda – EDUCATION

Venture Uganda Travel and Ethnic Supplies Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of a Fashion & Textiles study tour (13/9 nights).  This Venture Uganda fashion and textiles tour combines some of the fascinating aspec...
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Trine Lindegaard Fuses Kente and Charity through Colab with Fine Cell Work – UK’s biggest prisons.

Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
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CmiA & COMPACI and The Advancement of Women through Cotton Women Clubs – TEXTILES

The Aid by Trade Foundation follows an innovative approach in development cooperation. Rather than sending money to Africa, the Cotton made in Africa Initiative follows the principles of “social business” – as the name...
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Ethiopian Mafi Brings The Last Resort Collection for 2014 – DESIGNER

We first met with Mahlet Afework, the founder and designer for Mafi, in Ethiopia during the Source Africa / Hub of Africa Fashion Week and have always been a fan of her brand, her ethos and eye for style. Mafi works exclusivel...
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Aid by Trade Foundation and BCI Sign Cooperation Agreement – TEXTILES

Representatives from the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) and Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) signed a long-term cooperation agreement in Paris today. By signing this agreement, both organizations underscore their goal to continue...
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School Project in Burkina Faso – International Literacy Day on September 8 – TEXTILES

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) and OTTO Österreich looked to this year’s annual UNESCO International Literacy Day on September 8 with a positive note. More than 5,300 smallholder farmers received a basic education in...
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Kenema Back in Town With the Interlude Collection for AW2013

Bright, bold and resilient, Kenema is an emerging label birthed from the cultures, landscapes and sounds of the Sierra Leonean city, transmitting a contemporary narrative of a versatile continent on the rise. Interlude is Kenem...
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Diesel+EDUN Final Collection Collaboration – on sale NOW!

Diesel+EDUN present the final collection in a historic two-season collaboration. Inspired by African creativity, the Fall Winter 2013 collection is entirely manufactured in Africa with the finest CCI (Conservation Cotton Initia...
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