FAB Fashion: Handmade In Nairobi, Vivienne Westwood’s ‘Ethical Africa’ Line Launches On ASOS

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Vivienne Westwood

Fashion doesn’t get better that when there is an integration of worlds. Africa has been a point of focus for a lot of high brand labels recently with Della working with Vans and more. Vivienne Westwood, English Fashion Designer, is not lost in the trend and is launching an “Ethical Africa” line focused on a collection of brands created using recycled canvas, reused roadside banners and unused leather cut-offs.

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Ethical Africa

With prices starting at 58 pounds, the collection launches this month, tomorrow Friday 24 January, 2014 on Asos. The collection features rucksacks, totes and zipped clutches handmade in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi by communities of women who are affected by extreme poverty.

Classes as accessories for both sexes, the pieces feature bold motifs that Westwood is known for including her signature Orb and squiggle print, as well as an anchor print.

The collection goes on sale from Friday, January 24, with prices started at 58 pounds.

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