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FOREVER 21 TO OPEN FIRST AFRICAN STORE IN CANAL WALK, South Africa – RETAIL

Affordable US fashion brand, Forever 21 is set to open its first store on the African continent in Hyprop’s Canal Walk. The 1 400m2 store will open mid-year. “We are pleased to welcome another leading international brand t...
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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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Samsung Connects the Continent through Fashion and Design at MB Fashion Week Africa 2013

End of October in Johannesburg, South Africa, Samsung brought together 14 fashion and accessory designers from across the continent in a unique design collaboration, #AmazeAfrica. The first of its kind, the #AmazeAfrica show to...
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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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DAVID TLALE AND VLISCO TEAM UP FOR AN AFRICAN-INSPIRED COLLECTION

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of his bold and daring fashion brand, David Tlale will work with Vlisco to create a limited edition collection. Entitled: “A Celebration of Heritage” the collection will be launched on Octo...
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Havaianas latest MYOH Campaign Pop-Up Shop comes to South Africa! Make Your Own Havaianas – RETAIL

This was interesting news we recently came across. For the very first time the Make Your Own Havaianas initiative will be introduced in Africa. Brazil, the country of origin, has subsequently selected South Africa as the very ...
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Loin Cloth and Ashes Limited Edition Collection for Mr Price! – RETAIL

We were excited to hear the news last week that leading South African designer (and we must mention – featured designer in AFG director Jacqueline Shaw’s first book Fashion Africa), Anisa Mpungwe of Loin Cloth and A...
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STR.CRD – Africa’s No.1 Urban Street Culture EVENT

STR.CRD took place at the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg from the 26th September. Having started in 2010, the annual urban culture festival has grown over the years, and this year was no different. The festival was buzzing...
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Design Indaba Call for entries: Exhibition on African Design AND apply for Emerging Creatives

Design Indaba invites designers and innovators from across Africa to participate in a major exhibition at Design Indaba Expo 2014. Design Indaba is planning a ground-breaking exhibition of African design and innovation to be he...
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