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The Ethical Fashion Initiative Launches their Second African Fashion Talent Competition – APPLY by JAN 5th!

We love the work of the ITC through their Ethical Fashion Initiative and are extremely excited about their upcoming competition. Just launched, the competition fits into the Initiative’s African Fashion Design mentoring progr...
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FAB Magazine Issue 9 Makes a Sound Investment

FAB Magazine is out with its ‘soundest’ issue to date which hits newsstands this week. Inspired by the adage ‘Sound mind in a sound body’ and the Olympic fever that took a hold of London and the world at large for the p...
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First Africa Fashion Week London Concession Boutique to Open in Lagos in December 2012

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce that the first Africa Fashion Week London 2012 concession store Studio 29 is set to launch in Lagos, Nigeria in December 2012. Established in 2011 and with tw...
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Africa Fashion Guide and the Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2011

The Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2011 will be presented again by Clairvoyant also In the Bag. This 3 day event is due to be held Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30pm – December 17th at 11.30pm 2011, again in Addis Ababa,...
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AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH OH TV

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce media partnership with OH TV in the run up to the third edition of AFWL scheduled for 1-3 August 2013 at Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch a success. Africa Fa...
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Yorubatik textile journey to Africa

Yorubatik was recently on show at our AfricaFashionGuide book launch for ‘Fashion Africa’ on Friday 9th September. See Christina spotted her with Kwabena of Kayobi Clothing. yorubatik and Kayobi clothing Christina O...
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South African retail – A diverse, vibrant blend of African, Western and Modern Culture

Retail in Africa is a very interesting topic. Many international retailers like GAP, Zara, Mango, Converse and more have stepped into the continent to sell their product but we ask what does Africa itself have to offer. Our new...
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Industry Seminar announced for Gaborone Fashion Week 2012

The organisers of Gaborone Fashion Week (GFW) have announced the date for their inaugural get-together for budding local designers and fashion entrepreneurs. The exchange, which is the first of its kind, will be a one-day semin...
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Christie Brown X.Utra AW12 Collection

Christie Brown is a ‘Fashion Africa’ featured brand that is synomynous with ladylike elegance. A reputable brand sent up by designer Aisha Obuobi and seems to be growing from strength to strength with every collecti...
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Zimbabwe’s New Leather Strategy aims to Boost Exports 5-fold – TEXTILES

A strategy designed to improve the livelihoods of people working in the leather industry in Zimbabwe has been officially launched, after more than a year of intensive work and involvement by the industry. The Zimbabwe Leather S...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw groundbreaking new book “Fashion Africa” launch date announced! February 2014

Fashion Africa launches in February 2014 with a new publisher!  ‘Inspired…educated…impressive’ Vogue Italia   ‘One of the top sustainable fashion tweeters and top ten African fashion blogs’ Guardian  Fashi...
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