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FOMI – Ethiopian Fabulous Fashion Bag and Footwear Brand

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating FOMI. In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her nati...
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Zaaf Collection – Indulgence and Luxury – Bags made in Ethiopian

We have been hearing about this brand for a little while now and was excited to hear that our friends over at Styled by Africa are selling their brands via their online story. So here we present to you our readers the company Z...
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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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Lemlem – Handcrafted, Effortless, Modern and Luxury for the Summer

While Europe is experiencing an influx of summer heatwaves, for many countries on the continent like Ethiopia this is just normal. Either way Lemlem – a modern, handcrafted luxury brand by model Liya Kebede, has presented...
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Hub of Africa Fashion Week is back in Ethiopia for 2014! EVENT

This year, the Hub of Africa Fashion Week is pleased to present The Editorial Edition. It was created to fill the void of African Designers on the global platform. To not only highlight the best of the best African designers, b...
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Kushn: Leather Goods Company Supports More African Artisans with Ethiopian Cushions

Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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Ethiopian Fashion Institute Call for Research Papers for Upcoming Conference

Having previously presented to the students of this school I am happy to announce they have now sent out a call for academic research papers for an upcoming conference. The Institute of Technology for Textile, Garment and Fashi...
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The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) this March 2014

The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is an innovative event by Bluepearl Services International (BSI) and in partnership with World Fashion for Development supporting their goals of promoting economic development and soc...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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