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African Union to host Hub of Africa 2012 Fashion Week at the NEW African Union Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Clairvoyant Marketing Agency, In the Bag and Origin Africa are proud to announce that the 2012, Hub of Africa Fashion Show, will be held in the new African Union Conference centre. Commentating on the show and the Africa Union...
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LISOF – South African Top Fashion School turns 20!

This year marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa`s leading fashion education institution, and so too the beginning of its Retail Academy division. The college has recently moved in to the vibrant suburb of Blairgowrie, and ...
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From France to Rwanda we present Petit Pagne – Company PROFILE

Considered as ‘Wearable Fairtrade’ Petit Pagne is a fashion company based in Rwanda, and what we love about the brand is that they infuse Western classics with African culture to create the ‘clean, elegant and vib...
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46664 celebrates its first birthday and launches winter collection

For some this is just a number, if you happen to be in South Africa it is not just a number but a very special number that spells freedom or rather former president Nelson Mandela’s holding cell number in Robben Ireland durin...
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Get Ready for FAFA 2012 this November! – EVENT

The anticipated 4th edition of FAFA (Festival for African Fashion and Arts) will be held in Nairobi on the 17th November 2012. This glamor-filled evening will showcase the very best in African fashion, merging the creations of...
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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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Sylvia Owori launches 2013 Vintage Collection

East Africa’s leading fashion designer and entrepreneur yet again launched her new vintage collection recently which had many wearable pieces in colourful African fabric. The new line was launched at the monthly fashion event...
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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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Fashion Africa Business Analysis – African Fashion on the Catwalk

With fashion season upon us we felt it would be fitting to have a look at African catwalk and fashion shows and discuss the impact and relevance of them all. As they grow day by day in numbers there must be something in it. So ...
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Preventing the Contamination of AFRICAN ORGANIC COTTON: Organic practices hold the key

We want to keep you posted on all aspects of the African Cotton industry. You may ask why is it important, what issues arise i n farming African cotton and also how does the processing of cotton actually work. We will continue ...
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ASOS AFRICA Goes Bright Bold and Printastic for their SS13 Collection

Fashion online boutique ASOS have launched their new ASOS Africa SS13 collection. Taking inspiration from East Africa, the 19 piece collection offers bright, bold and striking prints. The combination of green and yellow to...
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