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Ethik-All PR & Fee Uhssi present FAIRETAIL and Bolo’no Mali

FAIRETAIL is a new concept show, aiming to highlight upcoming creative & innovative talents in ethical fashion, arts, music and businesses. After a successful first edition in July 2011 at Open the Gate in East London, Fair...
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Diesel X EDUN London Launch – “We were ‘ere”

After Paris came London and fair enough not on the same level but we had an amazing time and felt a great job was had by all. The fashion collaboration Diesel and Edun, kicked off its London launch with a stylish Afrocentric ...
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COTTON: GLOBAL THREADS – A Major New Exhibition in Manchester, UK – EVENT

COTTON: GLOBAL THREADS is a new exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery which aims to give more of a social rather than an historical overview of the story of cotton and its industry within the global textile industry with a so...
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FIMA 2011 a tribute to the Black Diaspora – EVENT

We are all very passionate about this beautiful international event, FIMA, which features cultural events: Fashion, Music, Arts to celebrate creation, its fundamentals and developments. Despite that Alphadi’s workshops in the...
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“Fashion Africa The Francophone Afri-Perspective” – Soiree Diesel X EDUN – Paris launch – EVENT REVIEW

Our French writer Chayet Chiénin continues our Francophone AfriPerspective series with her review of the Diesel X EDUN launch party (English speakers see the English translation below) See the first of the series on the AFRO-...
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The Art of Weaving in West Africa, an Endangered Tradition

At Africa Fashion Guide we recently invited our AFG Consultant Kibamba Nimon to write a guest feature about an area that not only she is passionate about but one that myself, Jacqueline Shaw is obsessed about when it comes to A...
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Designer Katharine Hamnett – from Mali Cotton to CBE

Katharine Hamnett is one of the most notorious ‘Eco-designers’ from Great Britain and this week was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. In the UK  this is recognised as one o...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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Design From Africa – The International Trade Centre Ethical Fashion Initiative calls African Fashion Designers!

We are excited about this recent callout to African designers that came to our inbox and so we are happy to share it with you. Organised by the Ethical Fashion Initiative a segment of the International Trade Centre they are see...
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