Ghana

Studio One Eighty Nine, Yoox Team Up on Ethical Fashion Line

MADE IN GHANA Because of the handcrafted nature of the garments, no two are alike. Dawson and Erwiah said they challenged the artisans to move beyond the bounds of their experience…

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Vans Collaborates With Della to Create Socially Conscious Batik Sneakers

Too hot for boots, too cool for sandals? Split the difference with a pair of batik-print sneakers from Vans. Produced in partnership with Della, a fair-trade label that employs artisans…

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Lily Cole, Body Shop's Global Brand Advocate, Debuts Cruelty-Free Makeup

ROLE MODEL As a longtime supporter a environmental and humanitarian causes such as the World Wildlife Fund and the Ethical Justice Foundation, Cole isn’t a stranger to working for…

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Afia Returns From Ghana With Its Urban-Indigenous Spring 2012 Collection

OUT OF AFRICA Afia offers a lively juxtaposition: It’s grounded in time-honored traditions yet informed by editorial forecasts. Its spring lineup includes vests, skirts, shorts,…

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M Missoni, OrphanAid Launch Charity Clothing Line to Help African Children

M MISSONI x ORPHANAID No Missoni line would be complete without the Italian label’s distinctive chevron pattern, which Maccapani Missoni chose to highlight in pink and red.…

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Afia's Fair-Trade Fashion Gives West African Traditions a Modern Twist

“Who doesn’t love Friday?” asks Meghan Sebold, founder of the breakout fashion label, Afia. We couldn’t agree more. According to Sebold, whose studies in Ghana…

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LED-Equipped Solar Timbuk2 Bag Creates a FLAP at PopTech

Attendees at this year’s PopTech conference in Camden, Maine, were handed the Swag Bag to End All Swag Bags on Thursday: a messenger that transforms into a portable, solar-powered…

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