CNN Marketplace Africa: South African Fashion Designers are Giving Chinese Brands a Run for their Money

“Simple slip-ons have been the secret ingredient in Rachmat Thomas’ success story. The fashion entrepreneur’s shoe factory used to employ 90 people, but these days demand from South Africa’s largest apparel retailers is so high, she needs the skills of 300 workers. “The success story about this pump is that it is all handcrafted,” says …

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VIDEO & Photos: Ghanaian Designer Duaba Serwa Spring/Summer 2015 at the ITC Ethical Initiative

TC Ethical Fashion Initiative partners with Altaroma, bringing West African fashion to the “Beat of Africa” fashion show at AltaRomAltaModa 2014. Duaba serwa is a designer from Ghana who just (s)showcased her Spring/Summer 2015 collection in Rome. Photocredit: Credit: Luca Sorrentino Music Credit: Afro Fillings by mister T. – Courtesy of Cold Busted.

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VIDEO & Photos: Ghanaian Designer Mina Evans Spring/Summer 2015 at the ITC Ethical Initiative

ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative partners with Altaroma, bringing West African fashion to the “Beat of Africa” fashion show at AltaRomAltaModa 2014. Mina Evans is a designer from Ghana and (s)showcased her Spring/Summer 2015 collection in Rome. Photocredit:Luca Sorrentino Music Credit: Deep Threat by The Hot Grits. Courtesy of Monkey Records.