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SISTER SISTER!! Made in Malawi brand Mayamiko Introduces The “Alongosi” Collection

Featuring ethically sourced, bright textiles from the African continent, as well as deli- cate sorbet shades of luxurious GOTS certified organic cotton from Uganda, cut and sewn in Malawi, meet the newest guilt-free collection ...
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Made in Africa Luxury Loungewear that Aims to Change the World in Your Sleep

On April 26th fashion brand Walls of Benin went live with a campaign to launch African production for the companies line of Ethical Luxury loungewear made in Kenya. Walls of Benin will be the first brand exporting luxury lounge...
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Dutch Wax in Art – a BOLD new take

Every now and then we are introduced to work that sits just outside of our remit to promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textile industry, but due to the link of this artists work with what is recognised ...
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Sustainable fashion pioneer ABURY sends designer to Chile in its 4th international designer contest!

Following the huge success of the last years, ABURY launches the forth edition of the ABURY Design Experience – a unique open call to all fashion accessories designers to win a travel and production grant and develop a capsul...
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Your six-week guide to why you should source Fashion Made in Kenya // MANUFACTURING

Week 1 – K IS FOR K-ENYA   The two major questions I get asked repeatedly as an African Fashion Business Coach are:     And so this is why I have created a six-part newsletter just for you. FIRSTLY a big w...
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“African Print” and ART – The Globalised Signifier of Africanness in Eddy Kamuanga Iluangas Art // NEW EVENT

The interest in contemporary African Arts has been growing exponentially over the years and though Art is not usually an area of focus for Africa Fashion Guide we do keep an eye out for African artists whose work has a relation...
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Fashion Education to Fashion Enterprise in Africa – A Nigerian solution // EDUCATION

We are pleased to have caught up with Mrs Sola Babatunde, founder of OSC (One Stop Celebration) fashion college. With a plethora of knowledge and experience in the fashion industry, she needs little introduction. Sola champion...
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Africa is NOT wax-print and Wax-print is NOT Africa! The Stella McCartney debate

Being champions for African Fashion here at Africa Fashion Guide, an enterprise who promotes what is African made and encourages fashion brands to source fashion made in Africa but a recent video on Facebook posted by a young l...
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I Interviewed a Hollywood Actress whilst wearing my Onesie // Business Insights

Really?…Yes …. really Now there are times I feel blessed and honoured to be in a business which connects me with an amazing line up of celebrities, industry leaders and influencers, but never ever have I interviewed...
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Today is World Water Day and Cotton made in Africa Saves About 63bn Litres! – INDUSTRY NEWS

In many parts of the world cotton is artificially irrigated. On global average, cotton uses more than 2,100 litres of water per kilogram.* Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) does it differently. CmiA is sustainable cotton from Afric...
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FASHION UGANDA NOW: PHOTO SERIES: TOGETHERNESS

TogetherNess – The idea was to connect with Ugandan creatives and highlight the beauty of the country’s creative industry. We believe in: Buy Ugandan, build Uganda! BY BEATRACE ANGUT OOLA. Originally featured on Fashion A...
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