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Africa Fashion Week London 2011

I love to share good news and I have to share my excitement of the very first African Fashion week London (AFWL) happening in a few days time. With a growing market in African Inspired design and African Fashion weeks springing up all over … Continue reading

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Congratulations Chichia.

One of our favourite designers we support, Chichia has won The Ethical Fashion Forum Award 2011. Chichia is in good company, with previous winning African designers Sika – Ghana and Lalesso – Kenya. The ETHICAL FASHION FORUM (EFF) is the industry body dedicated … Continue reading

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POP down to the POP UP Fashion Market.

This is for all the people who are looking for something to do in London next Sunday – 3rd July and for those of you who want a chance to buy African Inspired designs. Pop down to Brick Lane and … Continue reading

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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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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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FASHION FLASH – Chichia and the collaboration with ‘Made by Africa’ – A/W 2011

Very exciting news, more exciting than finding out that the sale top your about to purchase that was reduced by 50% before you hit the till’s has a further 20% off. Yes EVEN more exciting then that. This is a follow up … Continue reading

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Chichia and the collaboration with ‘Made by Africa’ – A/W 2011

A maturing collection, an insight into the future of fashion Africa Chichia (see previous post on Chichia) has grasped the importance of african inspired design and has fully understood the importance of adapting to the seasons as well as adapting … Continue reading

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Lanvin, lanvin, lanvin, where art thou Lanvin.

Oh la la the new Designer collaboration is about to be launched. Now I don’t usually subcribe to the designer collabaration probably because of the fierce ques and lack of stock (i’m presuming here) but this collection is worth taking … Continue reading

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London Fashion Week 2010

LFW 2010. The fashionista’s descend upon London with wide eyes with ‘of the moment’ high heels, sleek, eccentric styles. They will undoubtedly be watching runway shows with sharp intakes of breath at the genius designers who wholly contribute to the UK … Continue reading

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