Africa Fashion Guide
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Laduma does it again! – Maxhosa Africa showcased another amazing collection for NYFW​​

One of my favourite PEOPLE, if not just designers, is South African Laduma Ngxokolo. Having watched his journey in business, design and excellence I continue to stand in awe of his work. So seeing him present yet another amazin...
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“The best decision ever!” – FASHION AFRICA VOICES

“I quit my corporate job for African fashion” and “The best decision ever!” In this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series we look at the story of Toronto based Designer Catherine Addai of the print infused...
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How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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Can Footwear be Made in Africa? – Welcome to Nigeria!

“The next industrial revolution will be in Africa” says our guest in this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series. Artist and Entrepreneur Tunde Owolabi “Ethniks by Tunde” (www.ethnik.com.ng) I explored with ...
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Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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SOURCE NIGERIA – Fashion Made in Nigeria – A five-week guide

NIGERIA – THE BUSINESS LANDSCAPE I have mentioned on many occasions that there are three major questions that I get asked all the time and why I started my business. But let me share the two major questions I get asked re...
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Travel Ghana – Why Trade with Africa Brings Change in Africa

So tomorrow is that day ladies! Apparently Feb 29th is the day ladies can propose (I know old school thinking but humour the thought) But for now I want to explain the importance of TRADE with Africa for you as an African Fashi...
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That’s Right…The Fashion Gurus are Dead Wrong!

So many gurus say it is impossible to source textiles in Africa, that you cannot make quality fashion there, that its unreliable and people only want to rip you off. NOW with the influx of people travelling to Africa last year ...
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