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Africa Fashion Week London 2012 = Part Deux – EVENT

January 4, 2012


Did you check out our Africa Fashion Calender yet? If you did you would have already been in the know about London’s hot Africa fashion event. That’s right, Africa Fashion Week London is back for 2012 with their 2nd EDITION: When: FRIDAY 3rd & SATURDAY 4TH AUGUST 2012 Where: LONDON’S OLDEST & ONE OF ITS […]

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Fairtrade International Counters Allegations in Bloomberg article on Burkina Faso cotton

January 4, 2012


Just before Christmas we mentioned this incident when it first came out (see link here) and since then have been reading various articles from bloggers, Africa fashion related and ethical fashion related and many opinions and thoughts have arisen. We wanted to wait a little longer to hear the verdict on this point. We have […]

Posted in: Textiles

Africa Fashion Guide prediction….2012 = Fashion’s Year of Africa

December 30, 2011


WOW another year has ended. It has been an eventful year for us here at Africa Fashion Guide. We launched on April 1st 2011 online; We self published one of the first coffee table books on contemporary African fashion entitled aptly, FASHION AFRICA (Have you bought your copy yet? You can still purchase your copy […]

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Berg Publishers presents Africa

December 22, 2011


‘Africa’ is a single reference volume on dress and fashion in this region. The volume was originally part of the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, which explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dressed and adorned body across cultures and throughout history. The ten volumes have been made available individually for the first […]

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Source4Style 2.0 Takes Materials Sourcing To The Next Level

December 21, 2011


Source4Style, the first trends-driven global sourcing marketplace for the fashion and design industry recently launched the 2.0 version of their site. Since the launch of its pilot in October 2010, Source4Style has brought together independent designers and apparel brands with the world’s leading suppliers of sustainable fabrics to connect and do business through an e-commerce […]

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Couture de Burundi – Country PROFILE

December 20, 2011


Fashion in Burundi is ‘Off the hook’! Did I say that? I most certainly did. In my almost three years of living with and among Burundians, and now as a Burundian myself, I can safely say that Burundians are very fashionable people. I have read in previous articles, especially online, stories of present day Burundians […]

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Live, Love, Loza! – SS12 collection – Designer PROFILE

December 19, 2011


Loza Maléombho is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York with women empowerment, social and economic trades in West Africa. Set up by Brazilian born Loza Maléombho, who is of Ivorian and Central African origins, in 2009. Loza was raised in Abidjan, Côte-d’Ivoire (West Africa) and in 2000 she moved to the […]

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