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Africa – From Cotton to Factory to Retail – DISCUSSION

We love our external contributors here at Africa Fashion Guide as we always try to bring you a different voice to give different opinions from specialists in the field. For April, we were very privileged to have the Christian J...
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The Neighbourgoods Market Where Shopping Local is Trendy – RETAIL

Where local cuisine teams up with local trendy designers Founded by Justin Rhodes and Cameron Munro with an aim of reviving and reinventing the public market as a civic institution, the Neighbourgoods Market is proving to be a ...
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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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Nami presents its Spring Summer collection – DESIGNER

NAMi is a women’s wear Label founded in 2011, by its creative director Justina Job. The founder is a Nigerian Born, Austrian national who is also an Architecture Graduate from the University of Manchester.  “NAMi embodies ...
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Vivacious VLISCO presents their Funky Grooves Collection – TEXTILES

The Funky Grooves collection draws from Vlisco’s proud history, inspired by global urban culture and couture craftsmanship. It’s a collection of contrasts, with edgy street wear influences reinterpreted through a lens of pu...
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An Interview with Ghana’s Global Mamas – COOPERATIVE Profile

The United Nations have declared that 2012 is the Year of the Cooperative. This is especially important to myself due to my interest in international development work. Also, by now many people know I hold a soft spot for Africa...
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‘Everything Must Go’ – How do you Recycle? – EVENT report

ThEverything Must Go – Exhibition at the OXO tower Bargehouse Private view 20th January 2012 Have you ever wonder about the truth behind recycling clothes? What happens to old clothes that charity shops can’t sell?...
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AGOA FORUM 2012: Expiration of Third Country Fabric Exemption Threatens Gains

AGOA is due to remain in force until 2015. However, one of its concessions, the third country fabric provision, a key driver of the apparel sector’s success, expires at the end of September 2012. Thousands of African apparel ...
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“SKORZCH” by Zano Sithetho Wins 2012 SA Fashion Week Renault New Talent Search

“SKORZCH” by Zano Sithetho has been named the winner of the 2012 SA Fashion Week New Talent Search competition, a quest to find the hottest new name in local fashion. Congratulating Zano on his win, Lee-Anne Stanton, advert...
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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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Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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