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Choolips on the ‘Golden Coast’ for AW12/13

CHOOLIPS’ Designer Annegret Affolderbach is often referred to as a ‘fashion entrepreneur’ with an interesting background, great achievements and an inspiring vision. Annegret grew up in East Germany, but moved to London i...
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Babatunde: Accessories to extinguish those Winter Blues

We all know that in the Winter months we like to retreat to those familiar shades of blacks, greys and navy blues. Well, here’s a man whose hats and umbrellas will surely add a spot of colour into the dullest of outfits. Gare...
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Hot Accessory brand Zashadu selling at Franck & Fils for Christmas

To mark the Reine Rosalie pop up store in the Parisian department store, Franck & Fils (Le Bon Marché Group, LVMH), Charlotte Ziegler invites Zainab Ashadu to introduce her brand Zashadu from the 1st to 31st of  December....
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Kenema Back in Town With the Interlude Collection for AW2013

Bright, bold and resilient, Kenema is an emerging label birthed from the cultures, landscapes and sounds of the Sierra Leonean city, transmitting a contemporary narrative of a versatile continent on the rise. Interlude is Kenem...
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Aid by Trade Foundation and BCI Sign Cooperation Agreement – TEXTILES

Representatives from the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) and Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) signed a long-term cooperation agreement in Paris today. By signing this agreement, both organizations underscore their goal to continue...
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COMPETITION TIME! Win a LEATHER clutch bag from ESHI – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

Having secured Madeleine Rosberg as a panel speaker at our upcoming Fashion Africa Conference 2016 we are holding a one day prize draw for you our readers to win one of these beautiful clutches! All you need to do is to be t...
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Fashion Made in Malawi – MIA by Mia Nisbet – SS14 Collection – DESIGNER

We recently came across the latest collection from ethical label MIA by Mia Nisbet and wished to share it with you. Always original and always with great looking campaigns we believe designer Mia Nisbet continues to spread the ...
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Ghana presents – Ghana Fashion Design Week

Ghana Fashion & Design Week Show (GFDW), is an event we are very excited about. Various fashion events have been tried in Ghana such as the proposal of The Clothes Show Ghana but they never reach fruition of have the full e...
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Blooming Upcycling – Recycled bags from Billboards

South African born, Nina Bloom is dedicated to creating extraordinary fashion from local recycled materials. Her products find compelling original uses for one of the largest components of global landfill, namely advertising an...
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Group Urges Nigerian Govt To Resuscitate Textile Industry – FACTORY

It seems as if the textile industry around Africa is having a small revival. Nigeria has had an ongoing issue with its textile industry and seems there may be a slight silver lining. We will investigate in more detail soon but ...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin’s first Africa Fashion Day presents: Urban Fashion Nights and Africa Fashion Day Berlin Designer Exhibition

On the 15th of January 2013, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin hosted its very first Africa Fashion Day Berlin presents Urban Fashion Night in conjunction withAfrica Fashion Day Berlin Designer Exhibition. One guest commen...
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