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Fairly-traded Swiss Designs, Handmade in Kenya – Must be Savannah Chic – DESIGNER PROFILE

Savannah Chic is the creation of Kenyan mother and daugther, Charu and Shruti Patel. After graduating from Cambridge University, Shruti spent 8 years working for international aid agencies in developing countries, with governme...
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Kora Designs – Beautiful jewelery beautifully sourced

Founded in 2009 by long time friends Maxandra Short and Amy Walker, Kora Designs began with a collection of horn cuffs, as below. Today the range has broadened greatly and includes a wide range of stunning bangles, necklaces, r...
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Love Weaving and Lust Lemlem – SS13 Collection

Super model, actress and philanthropist Liya Kebede who was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has climbed many glossy ladders to get to where she is today. And by no means has she abandoned the root of her success on...
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ASOS Africa SS12 collection “Kitenge Explosion” – Sneak Peak

ASOS AFRICA SS2012 – COMING SOON This highly awaited collection will be delivered to ASOS for April 30th and we are loving the explosion to colour and print and above all the respect of the traditional. WIth the use of tr...
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Indigo Master // Aboubakar Fofana x Choolips

Choolips is starting a somewhat new journey during this July. They will be hosting legendary Indigo Master, Aboubakar Fofana, who will teach the ancient West African art of indigo & mud dye at the Choolips Studio, a uni...
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Oliberté Manufactures the World’s First Fair Trade Certified™ Footwear

Fair Trade USA certifies Oliberté factory in Ethiopia Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ ...
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