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UK Nigeria 100 – An Exciting New Business Initiative

Our friends over at Styled By Africa are pleased to announce a new partnership with UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the pioneering UK Nigeria 100 project which will partner 100 British SMEs...
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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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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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Upmarket South African Retailer Woolworths Pulls the Plug on Nigeria

Recently the South African retailer Woolworths pulled the plug on its Nigerian business, citing high rents and duties as well as the difficulties of marketing to consumers in Africa’s most populous country. Although the C...
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Design From Africa – The International Trade Centre Ethical Fashion Initiative calls African Fashion Designers!

We are excited about this recent callout to African designers that came to our inbox and so we are happy to share it with you. Organised by the Ethical Fashion Initiative a segment of the International Trade Centre they are see...
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Gold Coast Trading Company presents their Imo Youth: Staples Collection

Gold Coast Trading is a clothing company created by Nigerian born, New York based designer, Emeka Alams, which brings together traditional Africa cultures and the Western world. Emeka calls this label his ‘effort to get back...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week this October Hosts their Fashion Business Series – BUSINESS

This month Lagos will play host to the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week from the 23rd of October to the 26th October; at the Ocean View Grounds by Eko Hotel, Ademola Adetokubo, Victoria Island Lagos. As part of...
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EXHIBITION – Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa – TEXTILES

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa focuses on and celebrates the dyer’s art from North and West Africa, including the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon. D...
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Eki Orleans Reveals their SS14 Collection ‘A Slice of Africa’ – DESIGNER

Showcasing her elegant design capabilities, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans has created an exceptional SS14 collection that highlights the best feature in all women—their inner goddess. Entitled ‘A Slice of Africa’, the designer pre...
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