Video: 6 African Women to Watch in Fashion |Bloomberg TV Africa

Major international brands are seeking to cash in on Africa’s rapidly expanding consumer class. Attention is now diverted towards rising stars within the African fashion space and western labels are increasingly referencing the continent. Uche Okoronkwo talks to African designers and experts about new developments within the industry.

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Video: Hanneli Rupert Speaks on OKAPI, her Fast Rising Eco-Fashion Brand | @OkpaiAfrica

Entrepreneur Hanneli Rupert speaks to This Day Live on eco-fashion – and South African artisans’ work to produce luxury goods. Her luxury brand of handbags and accessories is made entirely in Africa from locally sourced raw materials and named after the elusive antelope otherwise known as the ‘African unicorn.’ The brand draws influence from the…

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit AGOA Ministerial

U.S.-Africa Trade: US Senate Renews The African Growth and Opportunity Act for 10 More Years

“Less than a month after US legislators introduced a bipartisan bill in Congress seeking to renew the signature African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years, the proposed law sailed past its first hurdle with overwhelming approval in the Senate during a May 14 vote. This paves the way for the AGOA legislation, which is…

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South Africa Fashion Week S/S 2015 Day 4: Plumbum Engineered, Wear SA, Democracy of Denim & More!

Plumbum Engineered Meistre House of Design Touch of Bling Charthu by Mike Narainsamy Wear SA | Bzar Democracy of Denim Blue Collar | White Collar House of Ole Lufthansa 1st Best Collections Bodhisattva Adam & Eve Inspired By Marvel Collections Amos Tranque Inspired By Marvel Collections Kamanga Wear Inspired By Marvel Collections M4S Inspired By…

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South Africa Fashion Week S/S 2015 Day 2: Afrikanswiss, House of Alfalfa, Urban Zulu, Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs & More!

Afrikanswiss House of Alfalfa Urban Zulu Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs Rubicon Keys of Fashion Sies! Isabelle Illan Michelle Ludek Photocredit: Simon Deiner/SDR Photo First Photo description: Model walks the runway at the Afrikanswiss show.

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2015 Academy of Art Graduation Fashion Show

On Thursday, May 14, 2015, 39 student designers presented their final collections at the annual Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show in San Francisco. In addition to showcasing student work to this year’s honored guests, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (The CFDA) and School of Fashion alumna and 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund…

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