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Burberry Resort 2012

Fast forward to 2012 and we have the new resort collection from Burberry. A bold move, to give their statement trench coat an injection of African Ankara (printed batik material). Not what you would expect from such an iconic British brand, replacing (momentarily) its instantaneously recognisable checked print … Continue reading

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SUNO brought to life!

So the tune may not be up your street (although I think it has a youthful vibe about it) but Nicola Roberts strut’s her stuff in her music video draped in a SUNO print jacket from the resort 2011 collection as … Continue reading

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What does a Rock star and Kenyan Artisans have in common?

An odd couple indeed or are they? Edun – The Fashion label with ethical credentials run by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono (and if you don’t already know – lead singer of U2 and all round Rock star) began in 2005 (before … Continue reading

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Solange Knowles – The rise of a style IKON

I can’t seem to keep up with Solange Knowles who has been on an upwards climb towards style icon territory. Here is her latest spring 2011 ensemble as seen at . There’s nothing not to love about Solange’s ease of wearable … Continue reading

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ASOS Africa springs into action for S|S 2011

When Africa Batik – the blog was set up we never imagined that African inspired designe would capture the fashion the world the way it has, with its growing acceptance and commercialism it has found its way. Here at Africa Batik we … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at ARISE Magazine Fashion Week (AMFW)

So ARISE Magazine fashion week (AMFW), one of Africas prominate fashion showcases has come to an end but the buzz that surrounded this event was amazing. Twitter was ablaze with real time photos from Backsatge to the runway. I believe … Continue reading

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Eye spy – H &M Christmas 2010 ad campaign

On one of the coldest days in the UK, at a dreary bus stop…. I spied the new H&M Christmas 2010 ad campaign starring Liya Kebede and Waris Dirie. I’m quit captured by the deep background and the simple but … Continue reading

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