• DIY AFRICA: How To Have A Successful Pop Up Shop

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    If you have ever been to a pop up shop, you know that  this trend has added a fresh feel to retail, exclusivity, and a suprise for target consumers. Last week, we had the honor to showcase some of our past emerging designers garments at a special showroom event. The great thing about pop up events …

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  • Q AND AFRICA: Farai Simoyi

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    1.Recently, you got the opportunity to showcase your designs at our showroom event. What tips do you have for emerging designers, in regards to gaining opportunities to showcase their designs? Some tips & suggestions that have helped me along the way are: #1 Find a PR agency that focuses on emerging brands. These agencies are …

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  • Oscars 2013 Rachel Mwanza wears African Designer Nadir Tati Red Carpet

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      Dress by Africa Fashion Week designer Nadir Tati at the Oscars tonight was worn by Rachel Mwanza , actress of “War Witch“, a film nominated as Best Foreign Language. Just days before the Oscars, Rachel Mwanza had obtained a visa from the Democratic Republic of Congo based on the film’s award nomination, in which …

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  • The First Subscription Sock Company in South Africa

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        NicSocks, the first supbscription sock company in South Africa was created by Nic Haralambous, a tech entrepreneur with limited knowledge about the fashion industry. The socks are colorful with geometric designs that are made of bamboo, as Nic would like his socks to be environmentally friendly and entirely made from local materials. NicSocks …

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  • DIY Africa: How Facebook Can Help Your Career

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    The main reason social media marketing works so well is because it gives you the opportunity to interact with your fans. Here are some of the things I’ve learned about using Facebook to my advantage as an social media strategist. FACEBOOK: Meet Facebook, one of your new best friends. You can easily post updates, keeping people …

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  • Q AND AFRICA: Harvard’s Africa Business Conference

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    This week’s Q and Africa will shed light on the recent Harvard Africa Business Conference, specifically examining and questioning the key considerations around local versus outsourced production and the opportunities and challenges that are faced in Africa’s emerging retail culture. The panel explored the African fashion industry by thoroughly examining each step of the value …

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  • AFW Spotlight: Africa Fashion Week Designer Allex Kangala

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    Allex Kangala, is a from Angola and started his clothing brand in 2005. The designers brand is of classic character, combining beautiful harmony with classic nobility and refinement. Kangala designs are creative and are of top quality material, that have been worn by Angola singers, TV personalities and husband-to-be clients. He believes that the world needs …

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  • Africa’s Top Five: African Fashion Magazines

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      Fashizblack is an Afro-oriented magazine with a global outlook. You can find anything closely or loosely related to fashion from street wear to catwalk trends and also advice from fashion industry experts. The content is sometimes sarcastic, bold and always has a straight tone. It speaks to people who accept both their African descent …

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  • Harvard Africa Business Conference & African Fashion

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    Contact:  Jen Jen@Adiree.com | 229 234 7330                     POST PRESS RELEASE:  Harvard Africa Business Conference – African Fashion Opportunities and Challenges February 19th, 2013- Boston, MA- Adiat Disu, the President of Adiree (a communications and branding firm in New York), who produces Africa Fashion Week held in …

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  • Africa, Luxury, Fashion by Boston Native, Founder of Africa Fashion Week at Harvard Africa Business Conference

    Contact:                                                                                        For Immediate Release Public Relations Associate: Jen Jen@Adiree.com   229-234-7330 Boston Native, Africa Fashion Week Director, Adiat Disu to Speak at Harvard Africa Business Conference on Luxury + Africa + Retail February 15th, 2013- Boston, MA- Adiat Folasade Disu, a Boston native and graduate of Bentley University (Business school of Accounting and Finance) on …

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