Woman artisan spinning cotton yarn in Burkina Faso © Anne Mimault & ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative

RADFORD UNIVERSITY

In 2014, the Ethical Fashion Initiative partnered with Ghana’s Radford University fashion department to support emerging African fashion designers. The fashion department is Ghana’s premier fashion program which prides itself in promoting new creative talent and representing the future of African fashion design. Through this partnership, the Ethical Fashion Initiative supported the following designers: Afua Biney, Papa Oppong and Michael Owusu. These designers presented a joint collection at the IED Moda Graduate school in Milan.