Top of the shops
Pick up a little bit of what you fancy from some of the best stores for African fashion and design, around the world
Words Helen Jennings
There’s nothing like the thrill of discovering a new store to feed your retail therapy while travelling. And for lovers of African fashion, there are ever-more places to feed your addiction in destination cities around the globe. Whether you’re looking for sportswear, something smart or a party dress, look no further than these independent boutiques, ...
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If you love fashion you will be able to easily reel off the 'big four' - Paris, London, New York, and Milan. Buyers, editors and ...