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Embracing the Ethical in African-inspired Fashion – Africa Fashion Week London is Nearly Here!

Africa Fashion Week London is Europe’s largest event for African and African-inspired fashion. This year’s Africa Fashion Week London will be at Olympia West Hall on Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August 2014. Top...
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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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Straight From Ethiopia to Barcelona: SoleRebels Footwear Lands Its First Store in Spain

The Ethiopian artisan footwear, soleRebels have recently opened its first store in Spain in Barcelona. Founded by Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu in 2004, soleRebel has become Africa’s largest footwear brand selling in 55 count...
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at Soko's workshop in Ukundu, South Coast, Kenya on the 10th December, 2010.

SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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KENYA’S Premier Incubation Program for Handicraft Entrepreneurs Takes off

Craft Afrika is a social enterprise with a mission to support craft enterprises become sustainable. Focusing on urban youth, Craft Afrika seeks to provide an avenue of self-employment by strengthening the business foundation of...
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African Union to host Hub of Africa 2012 Fashion Week at the NEW African Union Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Clairvoyant Marketing Agency, In the Bag and Origin Africa are proud to announce that the 2012, Hub of Africa Fashion Show, will be held in the new African Union Conference centre. Commentating on the show and the Africa Union...
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Benin Gemeinde Pehunko Dorf Sayakrou Projekt - Cotton Made in Africa

Cotton News Just in! – Cotton Made in Africa welcomes Mozambique as SIXTH Project Country

Exciting news just in! Our partner Cotton Made in Africa and their cotton initiative has expanded its efforts in Southeast Africa. Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) welcomes a new project country in Southeast Africa: 75,000 smallhol...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Oliberté

This is the second in our feature pieces on business of Fashion in Africa. I have chosen Oliberté, not just because they are another brand that features in my coffee table book Fashion Africa but most importantly they are one ...
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Garden of EDUN – unveiling the first Ad campaign for SS12

Described by Trendhunter magazine as a ‘Trade-Enabling Fashion” brand, Edun have been known to be have caused a little controversy with the their focus to encourage trade in Africa and support manufacturing in Afric...
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