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F&M Brand from Kenya will showcase  at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 [POSTER EATLW] F&M Brand from Kenya will showcase  at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 [POSTER EATLW]

East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 is set to be the premier event in the East Africa region showcasing the best in textile, leather, and fashion industries. With over 150 brands exhibiting and more than 3,000 traders from 30 countries expected to attend, EATLW promises to be an unrivaled platform for trade and innovation.

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 The event will commence on May 23, 2024, at Sarit Expo Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, at 10:00 am. The grand inauguration will be led by Dr. Juma Mukhwana, PhD, CBS, Principal Secretary for the State Department of Industry in the Ministry of Investments, Trade, and Industry, along with representatives from key partners including Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency (KEPROBA), Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) and International Trade Centre (ITC).

Snapinsta.app 441444570 429958726331544 2717656472364488365 n 1080Experience the cutting-edge innovation of will be exhibited at the  East Africa Textile & Leather Week 2024 [PHOTO INSIDE OF THE RIVATEX EAST AFRICA]

The RIVATEX EAST AFRICA founded in 2007 as a Moi University facility, Rivatex is a vertically integrated textile factory, transforming cotton lint into a range of high-quality fabrics. Their ultramodern apparel and garment-making unit utilizes state-of-the-art machinery, producing diverse outfits from cotton and cotton blend fibers. The Rivatex products reach independent retailers, schools, universities, and manufacturers nationwide, while also serving markets in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and South Sudan. Attendees will be able to chat with the RIVATEX EAST AFRICA team as well as their fabrics and services. 

During the opening ceremony, the attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in an official tour alongside government officials and event organizers, providing a glimpse into the vibrant showcase of textiles, accessories, footwear, and leather products.

 "We are thrilled to bring you East Africa Textile and Leather Week 2024, which will feature a very engaging lineup of activities and expert discussions," says Mr. Negasi, CEO of Trade & Fairs East Africa LTD. "This year's edition will not only emphasize the importance of sustainability and innovation but will also highlight the many business opportunities within the thriving African textile and leather value chains."

portrait skander negasiMr. Negasi, CEO of Trade & Fairs East Africa LTD [PHOTO NT]

The conference program consists of an impressive lineup of topics and speakers, all under the theme "Unleashing the Power of Sustainability and Innovation in Fashion" including discussions on sustainable fashion, market trends, regional trade opportunities, fashion entrepreneurship, and the rise and influence of Gen Z.

Snapinsta.app 442992796 1629042201203740 2657668404746330094 n 1080The discussion will feature the following esteemed panelists from diverse backgrounds 

This year, EATLW welcomes the International Trade Centre (ITC) as a new partner, joining Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) in contributing to a larger leather presence. Together they bring over 20 leather companies from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan. Major returning exhibitors include Star Sewing from Dubai, Desta Group from Ethiopia, Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), Carvico from Italy, and a diverse group from Asia.

Another major highlight of the event will be the much anticipated "Runway Kenya" fashion show in collaboration with Couture Africa which will feature stunning and creative designs and talents from the region.

 

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Zia Africa from Kenya will showcase at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 

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Since 2013, Zia Africa has revolutionized Kenyan fashion by championing sustainability. This #MadeInKenya brand offers timeless, high-quality pieces for the modern, aspirational woman. Committed to eco-friendly practices, Zia believes fashion shouldn’t harm the planet. By 2025, their goal is to become Africa’s leading sustainable fashion platform.  

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 Ambrosoli Creations from Uganda  will showcase at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 

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The Ambrosoli Creations, spearheaded by Ambrose Angulo are manufacturers of branded and non-branded bags with an African touch. Based in Kampala, Uganda, they specialize in all sorts of bags for both women and men including backpacks, totes, handbags, and travel bags with canvas, denim, and leather being their core mediums. 

Snapinsta.app 438164382 18446434618032823 7598917190560879861 n 1080F&M Brand from Kenya will showcase  at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 

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The F&M (Fashion and Ministry) Brand is a faith-based fashion brand based in Nairobi, Kenya. The Made in Kenya brand believes in dressing a person externally with edgy, fashion forward, and exclusive designs but more so to dress them internally with grace, with power, and with the wholesome word of God. They are a Fashion brand with a difference. The creative force behind F&M Brand is Fridah Ongili. She loves to design pieces that are conversation starters, exclusive, and top tier as evidenced by their pieces. She also firmly believes that God gave her her gifts to impact the world for good and for God. She prays to raise a generation of Proverbs 31 women through her Fashion and Ministry.

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DOLMEL from Ethiopia will showcase  at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024  

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 The  DolMel is an Ethiopian fashion brand bringing a unique approach that pushes the millennia-old tradition of hand-weaving into the 21st century. They do this by using high-tech digital reactive printing to produce rolls of various kinds of seamless patterns on a cotton hand-woven fabric. This later turns into bohemian inspired clothes that celebrates and expresses one’s unique identity.These innovative products are the first of their kind in the textile and fashion industry in Ethiopia. 

 

Snapinsta.app 441071017 18448708171032823 3691019220427610887 n 1080Island Kikapus from Kenya will showcase  at the East Africa Textile and Leather Week (EATLW) 2024 [PHOTO EATLW]

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 The Island Kikapus brings you unique baskets that merge luxurious fashion and style, perfect for every season and mission. Transforming locally woven baskets into versatile works of art with leather and decorations like never before. Each basket is hand-painted and adorned with artistic decorations such as flowers, sequins, embroidery, and various accessories.

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