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Tag Archives: africa fashion news

Handcrafted bags from Sherene Melinda in South Africa

What happens when you take a woman with a unique perspective on bag design and couple that with a strong commercial head and desire to succeed? Sherene Melinda is a South African company, that specialises in all sorts of luxury leather bags – from clutch and crossbody to tote and multiway. We …

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Designer Focus – Caroline Beyll

Combining classic 1950’s cuts with modern African prints is a recipe that Caroline Beyll is focused on. Whether it’s the ‘classic Hepburn’ or the ‘Golden Flare’ or ‘Royal Blaze’ – her clothes have an instant classic appeal. “I have designed and created what I truly call beautiful dresses”, says Caroline. “I …

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Interview with Kamari Ademiluyi Co-Founder of AFWL

From humble beginnings just 5 years ago, Africa Fashion Week London 2015 occupied an entire hall at London’s famous Olympia Exhibition Centre. We spoke exclusively with Co-Founder Kamari Ademiluyi about the show’s success and his company’s plans for the future. What started with 20 designers and 5 exhibitors has now …

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Latest Africa Fashion Week News Round-Up

With a flurry of actively around the final preparations, a lot of news is being generated around AFWL 2015. We have scanned our inbox for the three best stories – and here they are! First up, there are the music artists who will be performing at London’s Olympia this weekend. …

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Africa Fashion Week London 2015 is upon us

The weekend is coming and most people are starting to make plans. Do you love fashion and shopping? Are you totally up for the idea of getting lost in inspiration? Then consider heading down to Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) which is on at Kensington Olympia this Friday and Saturday – 7th & 8th …

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Interview with BAIB founder Ninda Kauldhar

When you’re the middle sister in a group of 7, there’s half a chance that you will pick up an interest in make-up. Ninda Kauldhar recently launched BAIB Cosmetics, a full range of products that includes a series of combinations that can work for darker skin tones.  “We wanted to create a …

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Passion for Motherland arrives on 21st August

In the UK, August really is turning into a month long celebration of African fashion and culture. Now in its 3rd year, Passion for Motherland promises a vibrant showcase of fashion, poetry and live music. While everyone aims to have fun on the evening, there is a serious set of causes …

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Dynamic looks that really pop in every shade

With shows like Africa’s Next Top Model being prepared to air later this year and AFWL 2015 almost upon us, the spotlight will once again be on the important role that make-up plays in bringing a creative look together. At one of our recent Africa Fashion shoots, we spent time discussing modern make …

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Passion for Fashion Africa 2015 in New York

Passion 4 Fashion Africa is an annual event which brings together a wide range of talent in order to promote ethical fashion. Sallet Fashion House and partners Adam Group production, New York Fashion Designers Expo and CCWC Network Corps are bringing Passion 4 Fashion Africa to the catwalk in New York this September. Sallet’s own fashion house …

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Africa Fashion Show 2015 kicks off in Geneva

Anyone who’s been following African fashion over the past two decades, will have noticed a distinct gathering of momentum in recent times. As Crucible Events prepares for the main event over at the Africa Fashion Show in Geneva this evening, we take a look at how things are changing for …

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31 billion dollars spending in sub-Saharan Africa

How hard a company or group of organisations will push into a market, depends mostly on something called the TAM. The Total Available/Addressable Market. In other words, “How much spending money is there in this new area?” is a question that needs to be answered, accurately, before a sales push …

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