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Vlisco Group launches Tailor Academy with a Fashion Initiative

On 10TH September 2014 Vlisco Group, ProLink Organisation and Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design Accra launched the Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana: an integrated tailoring education program for talented, underprivileged and m...
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Adire, Fringing, and more…Maki Oh….the Making of a Master designer

I have a secret….ssshhhh….but Maki Oh is one of our favourite Nigerian designer brands. Ok it is out there now….but why do I say that? Well , the product can speak for itself aesthetically but also from a text...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion & Design Week and British Council Present Fashion Focus 2014 in partnership with Frallain Inc and Istituto Marangoni Top 15 Finalists!

This year Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) launched Lagos Fashion and Design Week Fashion Focus (LFDW Fashion Focus), a year-long initiative aimed at developing the Nigerian fashion industry. I...
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Fashion DNA – Nigeria X UK – COLAB

Fashion DNA will bring together a range of designers, practitioners and institutions from across Nigeria and the UK to explore new ways of working through a range of seminars, workshops and networking sessions. Fashion DNA is a...
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GTBank Lagos Fashion and Design Week Announces Dates for 2014 Fashion Week – October 29 to November 1, 2014

Call for entries for LFDW Fashion Focus 2014 The Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) is set to take place from October 29th to November 1st 2014 for the 4th year running. The GTBank LFDW has been at ...
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Pan African Designers, Grey from Nigeria, Osei Duro from Ghana, Sophie Zinga from Senegal & Thula Sindi from South Africa Head to Nigeria for the 1st Time Inauguration – 31st of August.

For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular Portobello Market in London has been a shopping favourite since its launch in 2009, it has successfully gathered the best of the city’...
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Life, Experience and Edginess – We introduce Andrea Iyamah – DESIGNER

Andrea Iyamah, the creative director and founder of the brand was inspired by her passion for painting. In 2011 at the age of 17, she released her first collection ‘Dinma’ which showcased her flare for vibrancy a...
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Babatunde – SS14 Lookbook – Printastic!

Born in the depths of central Johannesburg in 2009, Babatunde has grown from a headwear experiment into a concept brand. From what began as a 5 hat and 5 cap experiment, the brand has moved into a space of creative optimism/fre...
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King of Prints – Duro Olowu presents More Material in NYC – ends Aug 1st!

It is the last couple weeks for London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu new group show and separate pop-up boutique of fashion and art at Salon 94 Bowery. A sequel to the designer’s 2012 installation at Salon 94 Freemans, th...
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