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The Origins of African Fabric

Prints, patterns, color. These are some of the things that come to mind when you think Fashion in Africa. Over the years, we have seen the evolution of Fashion in Africa. From the Damask to dry lace, from Adire- Eleso to Kente, each material being worn in a specific way tells a story. A story […]

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African Fashion Week Chicago 2015 – Press Release

***************For Immediate Release*************** Contact: 2nd ANNUAL AFRICAN FASHION WEEK CHICAGO AT VICTOR HALL Chicago Tastemakers and Media Invited to the Official African Fashion Week Chicago from September 24-26,2015. We live in a western society dominated by European and American designers yet the recent surge in African and African inspired prints, styles, and designs […]

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Viktor&Rolf Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015

Dutch designer duo Viktor&Rolf debuted their Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Paris Fashion Week ¬†featured an entire collection using Dutch wax cloth by Vlisco. The wax cloth is reminiscent of the African fabric commonly used in Nigeria called Ankara. The use of the colorful material is a sign that the African Fashion is here […]

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