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Make 2020 Your African Decade – My 10 year Story

Can you believe just ten years ago in the September of 2009 was when I started my Masters degree in Ethical Fashion from which all you see has stemmed from. That masters degree literally birthed my business Africa Fashion Guide...
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The Much Anticipated Ghana Fashion And Design Week Releases Dates for 2013

Ghana Fashion & Design Week® announces dates for its second annual fashion & creative business international event. On its second edition, Ghana Fashion & Design Week® is bringing burgeoning fashion scene to th...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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Wazi, the first prescription eyewear brand made in Uganda, launches open call for African artists to design next eyewear collection

Glasses made by Africans for Africans, Wazi has launched an open call for creatives from across the continent to submit ideas for new, Afro-centric eyewear designs Ugandan prescription eyewear company Wazi has launched an open ...
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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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Samsung Connects the Continent through Fashion and Design at MB Fashion Week Africa 2013

End of October in Johannesburg, South Africa, Samsung brought together 14 fashion and accessory designers from across the continent in a unique design collaboration, #AmazeAfrica. The first of its kind, the #AmazeAfrica show to...
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Ron Bass Brings Africa And Streetwear To Forever21

Ron Bass, a visual artist and designer from Brooklyn, NY, has now collaborated with Forever 21, bringing Streetwear and Africa to the mass retailer on a line of men and womenswear. Bass, who sprung into our collective conscious...
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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK 2012 – Designer List In – EVENT

ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK ORGANISERS REVEAL AN UNPRECEDENTED 77 DESIGNERS FROM 6 CONTINENTS WILL PARTICIPATE – March 6-11 2012 Due to the phenomenal response to participate in the much anticipated, ARISE Magazine Fashio...
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Announcing the launch – Le Tabouret D’Or – Luxury African Fashion E-BOUTIQUE

I had a conversation recently with a notable UK newspaper who are writing an article on African fashion. The reporter was featuring particular brands and wished to know if any of them had a presence in the UK or in NY. I was li...
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Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora – EXHIBITION

Tartan: Its Journey through the African Diaspora is the first major project from The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) and tells the story of  how tartan travelled around the world and through its infl...
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Della and Faarrow bring the Party to Hollywood this Friday

With the launch of their amazing collection with Urban Outfitters (article to follow) and their previous colab with Apple creating iPad cases, this Made in Ghana brand are doing amazing work promoting African production and sup...
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