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Modahnik X MamAfrica Designs Collaborating in Congo – Support their Project!

Founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene, MODAHNIK is known for the mix of vibrant colors with bold prints. Having lived and traveled in Africa, Europe and America, Kahindo expertly combines these dierent stylistic elements...
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Celebration of Colour, Crafts and Sunny days – 2015 collection by Studio One Eighty Nine

Studio One Eighty Nine founded by actress Rosario Dawson and luxury executive Abrima Erwiah is proud to have partnered with the United Nation’s ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative at the recent Vogue Talents in Milan. Studio One E...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Jewel by Lisa

Cynthia Anduhtabe is a branding, marketing and communications consultant, as well as running her own blog Fah-schyon Cynthia will be a guest contributor for Africa Fashion Guide to bring you an in-depth analysis of Africa fash...
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African Creative Collective x ASOS Market Place – BOUTIQUE

African Creative Collective is pleased to announce the launch of its’ boutique on ASOS market place. The boutique consists of designs from designers of African origin or with a link to Africa e.g production on the contine...
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Fairtrade Pioneers – soleRebels – Shoes for Heart and Soul – Company PROFILE

Last year, 2011, TEDx a non-profit events organisation devoted to “ideas worth sharing”, and bringing together Technology, Entertainment and Design, collaborated for the first time with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to ...
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African in New York – EVENT

Thursday July 14th to Saturday July 16th sees 2011 edition of AFRICA FASHION WEEK NY The vision of the 3-day event is to “Break through the New York fashion noise allow diverse and upcoming designers to voice themselves t...
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Africa Fashion Roundtable talk at the House of Lords

On Thursday 8th December after a very interesting research and resting break to The beautiful Gambia, (see our feature) I attended the House of Lords for a Roundtable discussion on Africa Fashion and Textiles. We recently were ...
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Trade With Africa – Interview with Powerhouse Toyin Umesiri

I would like to welcome you to my new weekly interview series which forms our new Youtube AND Podcast series FASHION AFRICA VOICES.Looking at THE reasons why you should START A BIZ IN AFRICA in this weeks Fashion Africa Voi...
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Oliberté Manufactures the World’s First Fair Trade Certified™ Footwear

Fair Trade USA certifies Oliberté factory in Ethiopia Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ ...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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Modahnik goes pretty in pink for SS13

Modahnik is a Chicago based womenswear brand founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene. Kahindo, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo founded Modahnik (an anagram of her first name and last initial). Modahnik is inspi...
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