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Africa Fashion week to infect Washington DC with African culture

Washington DC will from March 19-21, 2015 witness the maiden edition of the African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC), a fashion event extravaganza that will feature African designers, vendors, entertainers, art, and businesses parading and networking over a series of events and shows. AFWDC’s founder & event producer, Joyce Donkor, says “we couldn’t be more excited about holding our first African …

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Ghanaian Fashion designer Sally Torpey changing the African Narrative through Fashion

Sally Torpey is the designer behind the SALLY TORPEY brands Oheemaa™ and the JAK Gentile Giant Collection which is in honor of the former president of Ghana John A. Kufuor. Sally combines her rich sense of design, culture, and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment. She creates and produces simple, elegant, and sophisticated indigenous textiles and clothing …

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Largest African fashion conference in Europe returns

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The Fashion Africa Conference returns to London on May 25 and 26, 2017. Hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide, there is no other African fashion conference of this scale outside of Africa which seeks to bring together international interest for industry opportunities on the continent. Coinciding with Africa Day, which began in 1963 to mark the formation of …

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Washington DC metro readies for first ‘Made in Africa Experience’

All people of African origin in the capital of the United States, Washington, DC will be gathering from September, 20-22 this year as part of a grand celebration of African culture for the first edition of the ‘Made in Africa Experience’ in the United States (US). File photo of people at a Diaspora Africa event in Washington, DC The 3-day …

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Dior collaborated with various African artists for the cruise 2020 collection

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Maria Grazia Chiuri this evening presented the Dior cruise 2020 collection in Marrakech, the theme of which was “common ground” – a celebration of different cultures coming together to co-create and find common ground. Rather than simply being inspired by the continent of Africa as a whole, the designer invited artists and artisans from different backgrounds and African cultures to …

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5 African cities to see on your travel destination this year

Here are 5 African cities to explore this year as part of your plans to aid your New Year’s resolution to get more passport stamps as a treveler, tourist or business person. African cities we want to see [The African Exponent] We can’t wait to explore these amazing destinations too! Kigali, Rwanda Kigali is Africa’s cleanest city Kigali is probably one …

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Meet Sally Esinam Torpey, CEO & Creative Director at Sallet Fashion House of Ghana

Sally Esinam Torpey

Sally Esinam Torpey, the designer behind the brand Oheemaa™, combines her rich sense of culture and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment to produce simple, elegant, and sophisticated textiles and clothing for both men and women. Oheemaa™ is all about redefining African fashion. Sally has been a featured designer at the National Art Center of Ghana in …

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Top Five Influential Women In Africa During 2017

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Africa has had a quiet 2017 with economic growth slowly picking up, but that does not mean there is not much happening on the ground…quite the opposite, in both an economic and political sense, as certain influential women have played their part in the African context. Behind the scenes, these are the top five women with the greatest influence thus …

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