Africa


AAFA Participates in Source Africa

Source Africa 2013

Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) kicked off participation Tuesday in Source Africa, the … [Read more...]

Chan Luu Creates Ethical Fashion International Division

Chan Luu e.f.i division

Los Angeles—Designer Chan Luu might sell her eponymous line internationally, but a new global venture is helping her give back to … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

African fabric clutches by Amy Kathryn

We just can’t seem to get enough of the incredible printed fabrics coming out of Africa, no matter how much other geographical … [Read more...]

Saks to Open Store in Kazakhstan

Esentai Park

New York—Expansion by American retailers is going far beyond Western Europe, Greater China and Japan. A perfect example is Saks … [Read more...]

MAD Museum Explores Africa’s Impact on Art and Design

Mad Museum explores Africa's Impact on Art and Design

New York--When Gwen Stefani sent models at her Spring L.A.M.B. show decked out in African fabrics and scarf head wraps, it became … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Museum Exhibits North African Jewelry

Hand pendant with salamander motif, Khamsa 19th or 20th Century, Morocco Silver, bronze

Philadelphia—With “ethnic” and “global” jewelry so much in vogue, it’s nice to be able to go to the source for … [Read more...]

Africa Strives for Fashion and Sourcing Recognition

Traditional African fabrics

Nairobi--Cotton, textile and apparel manufacturers in 18 sub-Saharan African countries are backing a new initiative to boost … [Read more...]