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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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KEZA – Capacity building and connections to the International luxury market – PROFILE

KEZA is an ethical luxury jewellery brand with a difference. Working with artisans in Rwanda and Kenya they produce beautiful, high quality jewellery collections using local techniques such as paper beads, braiding and bone and...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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Fashion and Textile Design Study Trips to Uganda – EDUCATION

Venture Uganda Travel and Ethnic Supplies Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of a Fashion & Textiles study tour (13/9 nights).  This Venture Uganda fashion and textiles tour combines some of the fascinating aspec...
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The End of the Kenyan ‘Mitumbas’? – SECONDHAND CLOTHING

We came across this article that we feel would create some interesting debates so had to reblog it. What are your thoughts?   For those who don’t have a lot of money to splurge on expensive clothes and shoes, they always...
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Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles announces venue, hospitality sponsor, and roster of scheduled designers

With a growing roster of designers, Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles will transform the Papillion Institute of Art into a platform of global change; stimulating a greater appreciation for African fashion Africa Fashion Week Los ...
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Ndani, the Nigerian Fashion Project at Selfridges London in colab with Lagos Fashion and Design Week

Now this is what I am talking about! In keeping with its status as one of the most exciting fashion destinations in the world, Selfridges launches Ndani, the Nigerian Fashion Project, from 1 December. Coinciding with the arriv...
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Swahili Fashion Week 2011 – Independence! – EVENT

Swahili Fashion week is a platform for designers – both fashion and accessory – from Swahili speaking countries to showcase their creativity, market their art and network with their clientele. This is all aimed at pro...
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Beyonce NO! Yes Please Bloomingdales! Why I am so divided.

BEYONCE V BLOOMINGDALES… I had to take this discussion on to my youtube channel to give a Fashion in Five series on the topic due to new news that added to my thoughts already about Beyonce and an Intellectual Property i...
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OXOSI – The ‘Artisans Club’ Begins Summer 2012 – E-boutique – RETAIL

BASE Official proudly introduces OXOSI.COM OXOSI is an artisans club and a creative distribution channel for original pan-African fashion brands that directly benefit the African continent and a proud contributor to the wo...
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African fabrics / Italian design – MAGO’ East Africa – Designer PROFILE

African fabrics and Italian design is the synthesis of MAGO’ East Africa a clothing line and brand created in Zanzibar in 2006. It was an idea in the mind of Margherita Marvasi’s who developed it in cooperation with a Tanza...
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