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Berlin BREAD AND BUTTER – AFRICA report

From the 6th to 8th July 2011 took place one of the biggest sports and street tradeshows in Europe if not the world – the infamous ‘Bread and Butter’ (BBB) tradeshow. Founded in 2001, 2011 marks the 10th year ...
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Osei Duro embraces ‘Form and Content’ with their AW12 Collection

We are excited to hear more from this made in Africa brand who we featured previously (see here) and want to introduce you once more to them. OSEI-DURO, designed and produced in Ghana, West Africa is pleased to announce their ...
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Africa’s Change makers: The Global Bag Project

Let us introduce you to the Global Bag Project; a Kenyan based brand producing re-usable, sustainable, fashionable and a good cause to boot. The bags are re-usable thanks to the traditional Khanga cloth it is produced with. Kh...
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“TERRA FIRMA” by Luxury Brand Mina Evans – DESIGNER

Mina Evans is a luxury fashion label based in Ghana launched in 2010 by Mina Evans-Anfom. Having graduated from London Centre for Fashion Studies under Northumbria School of Design, Design School Southern Africa, Johannesburg...
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African Textile Patterns – BOOK

African Textile Patterns by Catherine Carpenter Price £16.99 Paperback with CD 128pp ISBN: 9781408130728 This stunning collection of African textile prints has been carefully selected from a range of traditional and contempor...
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Africa Fashion Week London and FAB Magazine Announce Partnership

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) and international fashion and lifestyle magazine FAB are delighted to announce their partnership in the run up to this year’s edition of AFWL scheduled to be held at London Spitalfields Marke...
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Arcadia Groups Topshop Pops Up in Cape Town Until October & New Store Franchise to Open in Jo’burg This November

If you haven’t heard already then where have you been people? After months of speculation, UK retail group Arcadia opened their first pop-up Topshop and Topman shops in South Africa in July. Marking yet another internatio...
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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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Osei-Duro x Lululemon Lab! Vancouver July 16

Osei-duro, based in Los Angeles, CA and Accra, Ghana, produce their textiles and garments in Ghana, applying traditional techniques such as hand dyeing and weaving. They work towards a vibrant fashion industry, one that exceed...
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South Africa Fashion Week SS2012 – Fashion SHOW

Its that time of year again, South Africa Fashion Week will be happening this week. With a presentation of The Business of Fashion Summer Collections on 29, 30, 31 March & 1 April 2012 at The Crowne Plaza, The Rosebank. SA ...
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Jewel by Lisa Colabs with L’Oreal on a Spring/Summer 2013 Make Up Campaign

We are excited about the new collaboration from Nigerian Luxury designer Jewel by Lisa with International Cosmetic Company L’Oreal in Italy. This Autumn Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa was showcasing in the Country of Luxe...
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