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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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Support the LULEA campaign for Luxury Leather in Africa

Lulea stands for LUxury LEather Africa and was founded in 2011 by premium leather accessories designer Edmond Chesneau. Chesneau began his career in Ireland as a designer under the tuition of a former master craftsman from inte...
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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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All-African Leather Fair (AALF) 2014 Ethiopia – EVENT

The Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA) is organizing the All-African Leather Fair (AALF) 2008 which will take place in Addis Ababa from February 20-22, 2014. Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA) is a non...
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Zimbabwe’s New Leather Strategy aims to Boost Exports 5-fold – TEXTILES

A strategy designed to improve the livelihoods of people working in the leather industry in Zimbabwe has been officially launched, after more than a year of intensive work and involvement by the industry. The Zimbabwe Leather S...
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The End of the Kenyan ‘Mitumbas’? – SECONDHAND CLOTHING

We came across this article that we feel would create some interesting debates so had to reblog it. What are your thoughts?   For those who don’t have a lot of money to splurge on expensive clothes and shoes, they always...
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Oliberté Continues to Fly the Flag for ‘Made in Africa’ Shoes – SS13 collection

Oliberté is a brand that is uniquely and proudly Made in Africa and why we continue to support what Tal and team do out in Ethiopia. The concept of creating premium goods comes from the idea of skilled crafts people molding t...
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ABURY Beyond Fashion – DESIGNER PROFILE

While in Timbuktu World Cultural Heritage is getting destroyed in our days – in Marrakesh someone tries to prevent “Handcrafts Cultural Heritage” from disappearing – let us introduce you to Andrea Kolb and her e...
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