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GLITZ AFRICA FASHION WEEK 2014 this November! – EVENT

From the 6th of November to the 9th of November 2014, Glitz Africa Fashion Week will present an ecletic mix of designers from the African continent in the capital of Ghana – Accra. Among the designers confirmed are; Mai Atafo...
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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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ReBirth – The first upcycled collection by Mayamiko Designed

Using pure wools and cottons donated to Mayamiko that have been designed by a luxury Italian fabric mill, the limited edition ReBirth Collection is cool casual at its best. Laid back but with a strong style element, it comprise...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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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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Design Indaba – Call for entries: Africa is Now 2015

Design Indaba is unearthing the next wave of design talent from across Africa in its second instalment of Africa Is Now. They are inviting established and emerging African designers to showcase their work in this specially cur...
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Zimbabwe Designer RAAAH due to hit down at Zimbabwe Fashion Week! – DESIGNER

Following on from a successful showcase at UK’s biggest fashion trade show Pure London, Africa Fashion Week London 2014, both in early August, and a London Fashion Week kickstarter event The Catwalk Edit earlier this month, R...
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Vogue Talents x ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative with Sophie Zinga & Studio One Eighty Nine

As part of the Ethical Fashion Initiative’s programme to support and promote new generation fashion design talent from Africa, Senegalese brand, Sophie Zinga and Ghanaian brand, Studio One Eighty Nine participated in Vogue It...
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