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Wednesday 7th of December 2022

Nairobi, Kenya

African Fashion: How Nigeria’s Losode Is Bridging The Gap Between Fashion Brands And Customers

African Fashion: How Nigeria’s Losode Is Bridging The Gap Between Fashion Brands And Customers

"Despite Africa's creative center of outstanding fashion designers, the lack of effective channels to drive sales is limiting designers' growth potential." Fashion items are always in demand in Nigeria, from statement pieces to everyday items, but getting products into the hands of consumers has proven difficult, according to Ajose-Adeyemi.

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Black Fashion Designers: Taubman’s Color Luxury Boutique For African Americans Designers In Los Angeles Has Opened.

Black Fashion Designers: Taubman’s Color Luxury Boutique For African Americans Designers In Los Angeles Has Opened.

Tori Nichel, the New York-based founder of the online retail platform Maison Black, which has popped up at Shinola in Detroit and GSTQ in New York, and Frenchye Bush Harris, who founded The Black Fashion Movement in 2020 as a grassroots social media campaign to promote Black-owned brands online and eventually via in-person luxury shopping experiences at Galleria Dallas and other properties, are curating the brands. The store will carry more than 50 labels, including garments from Kevan Hall, In Earnest by ...

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Kolade Bobby A Ugandan Fashion Designer Is Repurposing Donated Clothing And Reselling It In The Country Of Origin.

Kolade Bobby A Ugandan Fashion Designer Is Repurposing Donated Clothing And Reselling It In The Country Of Origin.

"That means our local industries never recovered from the early 1970s industrial downturn." Many charity stores and clothing organizations in wealthier nations are now selling excess inventory abroad, which frequently ends up in African countries, he explained. This makes financial competition difficult for Kolade and other designers. "People in this market now believe that clothing should be... as inexpensive as second-hand clothing. People have discovered this "Kolade said. "So if you come out with something fresh as a designer and ...

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Fashion That Benefits People, The Environment, And Wildlife In Africa’s Urban Ranch Kenya

Fashion That Benefits People, The Environment, And Wildlife In Africa’s Urban Ranch Kenya

Urban Ranch was founded to aid in the conservation of African wildlife while also providing assistance to those living near wildlife regions. All of Urban Ranch's materials and products are acquired responsibly from African villages and handcrafted by rural families. By purchasing Urban Ranch products, you are not only assisting rural people and their families, but you are also aiding animal conservation in Africa.

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Rock and Stones, a Handmade in Africa Collection for Conservation

Rock and Stones, a Handmade in Africa Collection for Conservation

Their support for the Kuruwitu Conservation Project (KCWA) and Welfare Community Based Organization stems from a love affair with the beach and water (CBO). KCWA, which was founded in 2003, has converted the once-deserted Kuruwitu ecosystem into a richly biodiverse maritime environment teaming with life. They've set up a 30-hectare Marine Protected Area with the help of the local community to boost reproduction by prohibiting fishing. The results are astounding, and Kuruwitu coral reef is now a thriving tourist destination, employing ...

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