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Is Africa the Next Italy?? – ‘Design Africa’ NYC Roundtable EVENT

We were recently invited to attend this HOT event this week. Bringing together industry leaders in the field of African fashion. This Thursday 17th May will see the inaugural Design-Africa panel discussion take place in New Yo...
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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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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week this October Hosts their Fashion Business Series – BUSINESS

This month Lagos will play host to the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week from the 23rd of October to the 26th October; at the Ocean View Grounds by Eko Hotel, Ademola Adetokubo, Victoria Island Lagos. As part of...
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Kenyan Masai Shukas inspire ASOS Africa’s latest Collection – AW13/14

Everyone put your hands up if you have purchased a piece of ASOS Africa? Not yet I hear you say…well shame on you! Can you believe that their eighth ASOS Africa collection launched just last week! This fantastic concept b...
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Growing Ethiopian Fashion & Textile Market experiencing International Interest

The Ethiopian Textile Expo says that “The Ministry of Industry (MOI) has targeted the the textile sector as a key contributor for generating foreign currency. The authorities aim to have yearly revenue of approximately U...
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The Africa Centre Announced as Event Sponsor for Fashion Africa Conference 2015!

Africa Fashion Guide is extremely excited to announce that The Africa Centre as event sponsors for our 2015 edition of our Fashion Africa Conference. This is a significant partnership being that the Africa Centre is the venue t...
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GLAMAZONIA by “VOGUE AFRICA” Photographer Mario Epanya – EVENT

FashionAFRICANA is one of the leading African-inspired Fashion and Art events in Pittsburgh. Established in 2001, FashionAFRICANA celebrates the beauty and diversity of the African Diaspora through Design, Dance, Music and cura...
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Textile Exchange X MantisWorld – Love. Organic Cotton. Support a Farmer! CAMPAIGN

Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange) started life in 2002. The Farm Development Program (FDP) now the Farm Engagement Program commenced in 2006 with the generous funding and support of strategic partners ICCO (the Dutch...
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Laurence Airlines on route for 2013 – NEW collection!

LAURENCEAIRLINE is a fashion label based out of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the hometown of LAURENCEAIRLINE’s chief designer, Laurence Chauvin Buthaud. Born in Africa, childhood in Switzerland and moving to Paris, Buthaud can...
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Have you heard? IT’S BACK AND ONLINE! Fashion Africa Business Workshops! April/May 2016

­­ Launched in 2014 we are bringing back our unique original and popular Fashion Africa Business (FAB)Workshops. What is most exciting for us is that the workshops will now be held ONLINE! So this means all our followers in t...
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The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) this March 2014

The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is an innovative event by Bluepearl Services International (BSI) and in partnership with World Fashion for Development supporting their goals of promoting economic development and soc...
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