African Fashion News & Careers | 5 July 2024

Africa shines at annual AfricaFashionUp competition | Repair startup lands UK high street retail partnership | African fashion jobs in Cairo, Lagos and Cape Town

The 2024 Africa Fashion Up Winner & Laureates | Sourced: AfricanFashionUp

Hello again ,

Today we’ve got African designers winning international awards, repair heading to retail, and jobs in Cairo, Lagos and Cape Town along with some relocation opportunities based in the Middle East. Let me know what you want to know :)

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Across Africa,

The 2024 edition of Africa Fashion Up Paris announces winning designers, AFI gets into the pageant business, Twyg opens ticket sales for the 2024 Africa Textile Talks, and Mr Price changes gears for growth goals.

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The World Fashion Shorts film festival is accepting entries, Ganni breaks down their approach to sustainable growth for Fast Company, a scalable repair startup lands a UK high street retail partnership and textile development takes a stab at urban cooling.


My old primary school friend Purval Irkhede ended up in fashion too, and now has a great platform for emerging talent in the luxury sector — The Clean Tusk. We talked about career growth and the state of African fashion.

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