African fashion news update: New ethical fashion brand Trebene, New African Pavilion at MAGIC show, Nigeria allocates $162Million to fashion industry etc.

  1. Nigerian govt allocates N51bn to garment industry

The Government of Nigeria has allocated N51 billion ($162.034 million) in this year’s budget for development of the country’s garment and textile industry. The budget allocation is part of the Nigerian government’s efforts to promote the garment and textile sector to create jobs, diversify its economy, and to increase the use of ‘Made in Nigeria’ clothing.

2. SOURCING at MAGIC to Debut New African Pavilion, WWDMAGIC Gets a Revamp

As the largest biannual U.S. trade show for the global retail fashion industry, MAGIC is known for staying ahead of trends, while continually revamping, expanding and refining its show floor offerings.

3. The ethical fashion brand breaking international ground

Trebene is an ethical fashion brand that designs, prints and hand-weaves luxury cashmere scarves in Kashmir. Launched in 2015 by South Africa-based socially conscious entrepreneur Bushera Bashir, the label combines the rich heritage of the luxurious textile with modern and contemporary designs.

4. Bank of Industry Bank ready to increase N1B Fashion Fund – Olagunju
“Because the AfDB also has a package for Africans fashion designers, and we … Olagunju said the aim of the training for the fashion designers was to …

5. Messe Frankfurt cooperates with Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week
The third edition of Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week, Africa’s main trade show for the cotton, textile, apparel, home and technology industry, which will …

6. New show aims to make promising raw talent silky

The show is the brainchild of Ole Ledimo, founder of South African fashion label … “We didn’t only take designers from schools, we took them from …
Despite my doubts and amidst my curiosity, African Fashion Week was a very real thing sponsored by the House of Nahdra a fierce Ethiopian design …

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Photo credit: Trebene

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