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Afrocentric online retail by Ayekoto

According to a recent comScore survey, shoppers made 51 percent of their purchases on the web in 2016 compared with 48 percent in 2015 and 47 percent in 2014. In 2017, the growth has been significant with a broader focus on fashion and accessories. A recent U.S. Department of Transportation …

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Sony Partners with Jidenna ‘Classic Man’

Epic Records, Sony West Africa and Sony South Africa have announced a groundbreaking partnership with Jidenna for his forthcoming album release Long Live The Chief that will include a homecoming trip back to the African continent for promo, showcases & a documentary. Not only is this unprecedented for Sony Music, …

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AnkaraFest 2013 highlights African Designers and Artists

Los Angeles – The 4th edition of the Ankara Festival Los Angeles 2013, ‘AFLA 13’, held at The Avalon in Hollywood drew a crowd of on fashion enthusiasts both from California and across the country to experience one of the largest and most diverse African Fashion and Music events on the west …

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2013 Ankara FEST entertains in Dallas

Dallas – Victory entertainment and partners obviously went a step ahead to ensure a unique blend of quality entertainment at the third edition of Ankara Fest; a Dallas based celebration of African Culture. The 2013 edition featured performances by; Lawale Victory, Yinka Farinde, Lost Angel and Chanel Bracy. The event …

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Ankara fest LA highlights diversity of African artists and designers

Los Angeles – The Ankara Fest (AFLA) is designed to showcase upcoming and established designers who specialize in using traditional African fabrics and prints to create contemporary clothing in a fashion show. The 2012 version featured designs from the stable of; A Diva (Nigeria); DAF “Fashion That Speaks Volumes” (Cameroon); …

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Vlisco unveils Parade of Charm Collection

Netherlands – Vlisco debuts its highly anticipated Parade of Charm collection. The range of coordinating fashion fabrics comes in sophisticated shades of black and grey, with geometric designs inspired by the sleek silhouettes of modern metropolitan architecture. The collection includes Wax, Java and Luxury Edition fabrics and a matching line …

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2012 Ankara Festival Showcases Culture in Arlington

Arlington, TX – Victory entertainment and Onah’s Concept lived up to their billing as they successfully hosted the 2012 edition of Ankara Festival at the Meridian Garden Event Center in Arlington. Ankara festival is a celebration of fashion, style, music and comedy. Artists at the event include; Comedian Wamilele, Teddy …

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Chimaka Abanafor Crowned Miss West Africa USA 2011

Atlanta – Ms. Chiamaka Abanofor has been crowned as the new Miss West Africa USA 2011 after the resignation of Ms. Mahja Zeon from her role as Miss West Africa USA 2011 to pursue a law degree. Zeon prevailed over 20 other contestants to become the first ever winner of the …

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