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Nairobi, Kenya

Africa Fashion Week Kicks Off in Nairobi, Kenya, Highlighting Indigenous Costumes

Africa Fashion Week Kicks Off in Nairobi, Kenya, Highlighting Indigenous Costumes

Oscar Alochi

December 5, 2023

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At the heart of AFW lies a profound mission to foster the growth of creative talent, entrepreneurship, and innovation within the African fashion industry. "The Africa fashion week is about taking our pride back, making sure that Africans are proud of clothes that are made in Africa," asserted Saitoti Meitamei, the CEO of AFW. This sentiment echoed throughout the event, resonating with designers, models, and attendees alike. Over 30 designers from various African nations, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, South ...

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The Runway’s Beautiful Looks From Lagos to South Africa

The Runway’s Beautiful Looks From Lagos to South Africa

Fashion Police

November 30, 2023

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Balmoral Palace was the space in the Federal Palace Hotel set aside for this convention in Lagos, while for South Africa, the location was the gorgeous Mall of Africa. Attendees flocked in with their best ideas of fashion, each wanting to outdo the other, from garments to makeup. Besides the garments on the runway and the designers showcasing their exceptional talents, one major thing that stood out was the beauty looks on the runways. Each designer had the models strut ...

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African Fashion Designer Awards 2023, Honoring “the Fashionpreneur” and Their Creatives

African Fashion Designer Awards 2023, Honoring “the Fashionpreneur” and Their Creatives

The majority of fashion designers who displayed their creations have always aspired to run a profitable fashion company, and one method they are working toward this goal is by participating in the African Fashion Designer Awards. The majority of fashion entrepreneurs find running a fashion firm to be extremely difficult because of the industry's changing nature. Nonetheless, a prosperous and fulfilling fashion business may be achieved with persistence and diligent labor. Clothing firms have profit margins of about 42%, according to ...

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There Are Four Barriers Preventing Africa From Becoming A Fashion Sourcing Hotspot.

There Are Four Barriers Preventing Africa From Becoming A Fashion Sourcing Hotspot.

Ann Mumbi

November 17, 2023

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Africa is witnessing fast growth in the digital sector, which facilitates intra-African trade and the emergence of young talent, according to the UNESCO report, and Made-in-Africa is trending, especially among the continent's youth. Over the next ten years, it is anticipated that demand for African haute couture will rise by 42%. "Made in Africa" goods are becoming more and more sought after by consumers throughout the continent, who view them as a source of pride and a means of reaffirming their ...

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Nairobi Street Fashion Season 2: The Royal Invite

Nairobi Street Fashion Season 2: The Royal Invite

Oscar Alochi

November 3, 2023

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Nairobi Street Fashion Season 2: The Royal Invite is an event that promises to be a remarkable fusion of art, culture, and fashion. It showcases the creative genius of Nairobi, where wisdom is found in the streets and innovation knows no boundaries. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a fashionista, or simply curious about the ever-evolving world of street fashion, this event is a must-attend on Sunday, November 12, from 3 to 7 p.m. EAT. It's a royal invitation to experience the rich tapestry ...

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