Africa Fashion Guide
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Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora – EXHIBITION

Tartan: Its Journey through the African Diaspora is the first major project from The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) and tells the story of  how tartan travelled around the world and through its infl...
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Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design – EXHIBITION

We would like to encourage you to attend Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design. This is an exhibition showcasing five exciting new fashion creatives from Tanzania as part of the British Council and British Fashion Cou...
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Ituen Basi showcases at Minneapolis Museum for Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Exhibition

Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Through the eyes of nine talented artists, this exhibition explores notions of personal style and cultural identity in contemporary Africa. Organized to mark the opening of the newly redesigned...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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Tanzanian and Nigerian Designers Showcased at British Council International Fashion Showcase

A few weeks ago we headed down to the Tanzanian embassy curated by Samson Soboye of the eponymous London store Soboye to check out the designers there before heading over to the Style House Files Woven Threads Nigerian designer...
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HOLLANDAISE and Project ‘1975’ from Amsterdam to Dakar – Travelling EXHIBITION

HOLLANDAISE was opened from 3 November 2012 – 6 January 2013 with Godfried Donkor, Abdoulaye Konaté, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Willem de Rooij, Billie Zangewa Curator: Koyo Kouoh but the exhibition travels on to RAW Material...
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Source Africa – The African Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Event 9-12 April 2013

The USAID SATH supported Source Africa 2013 – The African Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Event was launched in Cape Town, South Africa on 17th July, 2012. Source Africa will be the most important trade event in Afri...
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Untold Gold – 2012 African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Bargehouse Festival

The 2012 African and African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival once again celebrates the amazing breadth, quality and originality of black talent throughout all creative disciplines from the UK and overseas. The three events o...
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SIAO 2012 OFFERS ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN HANDCRAFTS BUYERS, ARTISANS, DEVOTEES

The opportunities to see amazing African crafts at West Africa’s largest handcrafts event are almost endless. Want to see upscale contemporary collections from top African designers? You’ll certainly find them. Want to se...
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