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Pichulik’s Woven Jewellery Ropes In Success With The Newly Released AW/13 Collection

The creative force & designer behind the extraordinary jewellery line Pichulik releases her new AW/13 collection. Katherine- Mary Pichulik from Cape Town South Africa founded the accessory brand in 2012, which is known f...
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Dressing up with Chichia London – AW13 Collection “PROJECT GAUNI: THE DRESS CONCEPT”

London-based label Chichia by Tanzaniain designer Christine Mhando has recently launched yet another amazing collection. We, just lastweek gave you a snippet of this AW13 collection which was on display at the British Council ...
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Sylvia Owori launches 2013 Vintage Collection

East Africa’s leading fashion designer and entrepreneur yet again launched her new vintage collection recently which had many wearable pieces in colourful African fabric. The new line was launched at the monthly fashion event...
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British Museum Presents ‘Social Fabric – African Textiles Today’ – Textiles from southern and eastern Africa

The making and trading of cloth have been vital elements in African culture for at least two millennia. Through cloth we can understand not only Africa’s history but also its engagement with other parts of the world. This exh...
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THE AFRICAN SHIRT COMPANY / Love Shirts, Love Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

I first visited The African Shirt Company on my trip to Nairobi where I hosted our Fashion Africa Seminar. I flew from Nairobi into Mombasa (after taking near to 10 planes already) and was so glad to be met by the lovely Kenyan...
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Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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Pooja Jeshang gets all Loved up with Delilah – DESIGNER INTERVIEW

Pooja Jeshang brand Saffron is a brand that uses a colourful palette of prints and an interesting use of cutlines. Her recent collection “…with love, Delilah”, is described by Pooja as being a collection R...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Chichia London

The African fashion industry is at present enjoying a renaissance with all the brands involved vying for the attention and interest of the fashionable public. With some finding their niche, others are still experimenting to see...
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African fabrics / Italian design – MAGO’ East Africa – Designer PROFILE

African fabrics and Italian design is the synthesis of MAGO’ East Africa a clothing line and brand created in Zanzibar in 2006. It was an idea in the mind of Margherita Marvasi’s who developed it in cooperation with a Tanza...
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