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Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs – SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING ECO LUXE AND ETHICAL LABEL

Clothing with a conscience is the mantra behind Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs. Providing a capsule wardrobe for free spirited individuals seeking pieces with a distinctive signature which subtly draw inspiration from the people and ...
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The Tribe Pop-Up Shop – Pops up in Kenya – RETAIL

The Tribe Pop-Up Shop is not the typical fashion or concept shop. Located in one of the meeting rooms at the Tribe Hotel, this fashion pop-up shop gives the selected local designers a space to showcase and sell without the hurd...
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Volunteer with G-Lish and support their basket project

Co founded by Godwin Yidana and Gayle Pescud G-lish Foundation is an organisation in Ghana which focuses on 3 core areas – ‘Income Generation, Re-Generation, Next Generation.’ They produce baskets from recy...
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GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FREE INSPIRATIONAL SEMINARS TO TAKE PLACE DURING THE FASHION & DESIGN WEEK EVENT

Ghana Fashion & Design Week announces schedule for educative seminars, to be hosted by industry experts. Designed as a platform for Knowledge Transfer, and a medium to Inspire and Empower both existing and future creative p...
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African Fashion Scarves for the Winter Months

We have noticed a movement within African fashion to include accessories and in particular scarves and not just for the winter season. We have spotted a few that we really love and wished to highlight to you as you prepare to w...
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Source4Style 2.0 Takes Materials Sourcing To The Next Level

Source4Style, the first trends-driven global sourcing marketplace for the fashion and design industry recently launched the 2.0 version of their site. Since the launch of its pilot in October 2010, Source4Style has brought toge...
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The First Edition of Africa Fashion Week Barcelona to Take Place This Week

Africa Fashion Week Barcelona 2013, is to take place in Barcelona the 13th, 14th and 15th of June, 2013. The city of Barcelona is considered a fashion hots pot, hosting important events every year, and home to many importa...
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FIMA 2011 a tribute to the Black Diaspora – EVENT

We are all very passionate about this beautiful international event, FIMA, which features cultural events: Fashion, Music, Arts to celebrate creation, its fundamentals and developments. Despite that Alphadi’s workshops in the...
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Vlisco Benin Bravura

The interesting creativity portrayed by African local designers has given traditional fabrics a pace of elucidating the African culture, Vlisco an African multinational print company with 4 different brands Woodin, Hollandaise,...
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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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Upmarket South African Retailer Woolworths Pulls the Plug on Nigeria

Recently the South African retailer Woolworths pulled the plug on its Nigerian business, citing high rents and duties as well as the difficulties of marketing to consumers in Africa’s most populous country. Although the C...
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