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Vanessa Agyemang presents Copper Dust

As an award winning model and materials expert, designing a range of luxury goods for the home came naturally to Vanessa Agyemang. With the backing of the Princes Trust, she has her brand Copper Dust well and truly up and running. In an exclusive interview, Africa Fashion finds out about …

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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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Who is Maggie Smith – The face of AFWL 2015

With Africa Fashion Week London looming large, we turn our attention to the face of the show – Maggie Smith. Africa Fashion take a quick look at how she went from being a receptionist to being the stunning face of #AFWL2015 – in a matter of weeks. Until recently, Maggie Smith was …

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FREE TICKETS for Africa Fashion Week London!

On Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August, London’s Olympia will host the largest African-inspired fashion event in Europe. Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2015 promises to be something very special, with the latest garments and accessories on show – alongside new designers showing their wares on the catwalk and a large …

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Does Momo offer the best Moroccan food in London?

Momo is one of London’s most famous Moroccan restaurants. After a long trip to the African Market in Old Spitalfields, the Africa Fashion team were in need of sustenance and decided to see if the reality of lunch in Momo matched its reputation. The decor is absolutely on point with …

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AFWL 2015 Designer Focus – Amy Ku

As preparations take place for the final ramp up to Africa Fashion Week London 2015 on 7th and 8th August at Olympia, so we have been looking through the designers that will be gracing the catwalk. We will be following a few of them through to the start of the show, …

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Interview with Sandrine, founder of The African Market

On the fourth Saturday of every month, London’s Old Spitalfields venue hosts The African Market. Brainchild of designer, Sandrine Herbert Razafinjato, this event gives the most talented designers from Africa and those inspired by African cultures, the chance to show their wares to a massive audience – less than 5 minute’s walk …

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Meen street fashion with a Ghanaian twist

Much of what the fashion industry reports on is to do with major exhibitions and famous brands. That ignores the vast number of designers that are taking their first steps on the retail runway. We caught up with Meen, a graduate of the University of Arts London, who is creating hand …

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