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Oliberté Continues to Fly the Flag for ‘Made in Africa’ Shoes – SS13 collection

Oliberté is a brand that is uniquely and proudly Made in Africa and why we continue to support what Tal and team do out in Ethiopia. The concept of creating premium goods comes from the idea of skilled crafts people molding t...
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Akabi Design – Designer PROFILE

AKABI DESIGN The name ‘Akabi’ is a Greek word derived from the word Agape and means Love. This is the foundation of what we do here at AKABI. The fashion label AKABI launched in Spring 2010 and was founded by Africa Fashion...
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Osei-Duro Launches a Kickstarter campaign: Ethical Clothing Rooted in Traditional Textiles

Since their first exploratory trip in 2009, Osei-Duro work with Ghanaian artisans to create high-quality, contemporary apparel using handmade textile techniques and transparent, small scale production processes. Osei-Duro is ...
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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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AFRICA RISING! SOURCE AFRICA TRADE EVENT 10 & 11 June 2015

Leading retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, business associations and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, Washington DC end April, 2015 at a reception featuring a status update on the ...
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NEW INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE for emerging Designers to launch during LONDON FASHION WEEK

The British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) recently announced the inaugural International Fashion Showcase to take place during London Fashion Week, February 2012. This is a must attend event where 19 embassies a...
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Afia wins for Ghana! The Ethical Fashion Forum NY Innovation Award

We recently posted about sustainable apparel line Afia which values craft and the production process owned by Meghan Sebold. They make their patterns in Chicago, New York’s garment district, as well as Ghana, West Africa; ...
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Pooja Jeshang: AfroAsian Inspired Clutch Wallets

Africa Fashion Guide first came across Tanzanian designer Pooja Jeshang with our article Pooja Jeshang Gets All Loved up with Delilah Designer Interview last summer which talks about the brand Saffron.  Pooja Jeshang is an upc...
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Earls Court Festival Designer Pages – EVENT REVIEW

Last Wednesday, 22nd June, Designer Pages and The Earl’s Court Festival hosted an evening to celebrate women in fashion, writing, styling and publishing and was opened by guest of honour – model, DJ and girl about town ...
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Africa Fashion Guide announces African Cotton Campaign Tee Sponsors – Mantisworld!! – Available to Buy at Fashion Africa Conf. 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2015. Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having ...
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WAKANDA forever! – Black Panther: an A-Z of African Nuggets

As students and lovers of African culture, Daphne Kasambala our friend and founder of online African fashion retail site Sapelle.com has put together this spoiler-free A-Z guide of nuggets abundantly scattered around the movie ...
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