Nigeria’s Bank of Industry Launches $5 Million Fashion Fund for Women Owned Design Businesses

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Access to capital remains a key complaint by most entrepreneurs across the continent of Africa, especially women entrepreneurs. Luckily, one bank is doing something about it. Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BoI) recently announced the launch of 1 billion Naira (an estimated $5m million) fund for Nigeria’s exploding fashion industry. Speaking through it bank representative, Rasheed…

Haitian Designer Prajje of PRAJJE 1983 Launches GoFundMe Campaign

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Prajje 1983 www.prajje1983.com is a start‐up fashion brand and the brainchild of Haitian‐born New York‐Based designer, Prajje Jean‐Baptiste. Until last year, Prajje had never showcased his work in his native country. In December 2014, he returned to Haiti for the first time since leaving it as a young teen and presented a major fashion exhibition in Petion‐Ville,…

Iconic Invanity Unveils Beautiful Rhythmic Collection for the Brilliant Woman!

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Nigerian design brand Iconic Invanity unveils a beautiful rhythmic collection, aptly titled ‘Rhythm,’ that we believe is just perfect for the Ladybrille (brilliant) woman. We also love the unique point of view articulated in the pieces and the design philosophy driving this latest collection. Check it out and head on to the website to shop…

Fashion Designer Yvonne Nwosu Graces Cover of Tribe & Elan July Issue

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Fashion designer Yvonne Nwosu graces the cover of Tribe & Elan. Check out the details from the magazine publishers then head on to TribeandElan to learn more about the feature. In the summery/ rainy month of July , we are all about the fresh and fierce popular fashion designer- Yvonne Nwosu behind the brand –…

Africa Fashion Day Berlin Spring/Summer 2016

Africa Fashion Day Berlin July 2015

Africa Fashion Day Berlin spring/summer 2016 will be back at PREMIUM INTERNATIONAL FASHION TRADE SHOW during Berlin Fashion Week and will also be hosting an AFDB Soirée in collaboration with Bolingo. You are invited to join us at both the trade show and the exclusive Soirée on the 10th of July 2015. With beats, art…