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Uganda’s Xenson – Pushing Boundaries

We are very excited always to hear from our readers and followers of this websites and we are constantly contacted about projects, designers amd more happening in Africa and make an effort to do features on a variety of brands ...
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Chichia London, Tina Lobondi, VIP Designs, Shivani Chavda Join the Tribes of Africa Fashion Fundraiser Line Up

UK based social enterprise iROCK! UK and international fashion and lifestlye magazine FAB are proud to announce the second set of designers confirmed for the Tribes of Africa (TOA) fashion fundraiser scheduled for Saturday 26 M...
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FOMI – Ethiopian Fabulous Fashion Bag and Footwear Brand

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating FOMI. In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her nati...
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The Gambia – An Unexpected Textile Hub – Country PROFILE

In December 2011, I visited the Gambia for the first time along with AFG Guest Contributor Donalea Scott of GetAPerspective blog. And I was highly open minded, very expectant and excited too. I profess to be having a growing lo...
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VLISCO creates bold capsule collection by ATELIERVLISCO

Heritage textile company Vlisco sparked a new style in urban luxury when they announced the launch of a new capsule collection by ATELIERVLISCO this summer. It was created in collaboration with a bespoke design studio in Milan...
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Doing business in Angola – EVENT

  Co-organised by the International Fair of Luanda the first Fashion Business Angola took place from December 9 to 12 in Luanda, Angola in 2010 and planned to be the biggest fashion and beauty expo in Africa. Matos Cardoso...
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Japanese Brothers meet Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

One of the most inspiring and relevant catwalk trends of 2011 is the ethnic/tribal direction many brands have taken. Even at the recently held PURE tradeshow in London – trend forecast specialists held Africa as a major p...
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MOZAMBIQUE: INVESTMENT OF 40 MILLION DOLLARS FOR RIOPELE TEXTILE FACTORY

The consortium of Mozambican and Portuguese companies that has purchased the assets of Riopele, a textile company in Marracuene, 30 kilometres north of Maputo, which has been paralysed for the past 20 years, intends to spend 40...
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New Series “Fashion Africa The Francophone Afri-Perspective” – AFRO-POLIS Paris Fashion Week Party – EVENT REVIEW

We are absolutely elated to have on board an amazing young woman hailing from France who will be bringing us a Francophone African perspective, the lowdown on African fashion in France and the french speaking African countries ...
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Toubab Paris – Wax Print Jewellery

Entirely hand-made in France, these creations “bring together objects, travel treasures, and symbols challenging our imagination.  Through its poetry, each colorful jewel becomes a talisman.” This is how the jewel...
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Joyful Jewellery from Joansu – Designer PROFILE

I first came across Adjoa of Joansu Jewellery at Arise Magazine Editor Helen Jennings book launch and fell in love with her crafted jewellery. Joansu pronounced [jo-uhn-su] – ‘joa’ (from Adjoa) and ‘nsu’ (water; A...
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