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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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(Re) Defining the African Consumer // MARKET RESEARCH

Article originally published on linkedin by Elizabeth Buckley Recruitment Consultant at Millar Cameron   The Oxford Business Forum for Africa 2018 began and ended with questions to be answered.   As the forum began on S...
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Fashion, F.A.S.T and Festival FUN! – Ghana – August 2018 – Lets do this!

It is with so much excitement that today on Ghana Independence Day 2018 we inform you that we will be heading back to Ghana this August for our next Fashion Africa Sourcing Trip (F.A.S.T) AND will be heading to the Chale Wote S...
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WAKANDA forever! – Black Panther: an A-Z of African Nuggets

As students and lovers of African culture, Daphne Kasambala our friend and founder of online African fashion retail site Sapelle.com has put together this spoiler-free A-Z guide of nuggets abundantly scattered around the movie ...
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Good People Doing Good Things – Oliberté Ambassadors x Africa Fashion Guide

Jacqueline Shaw: Fashion Designer and creator of Africa Fashion Guide With 16 years experience in the global fashion industry living and working in 4 countries over 4 continents, Professional Fashion Designer Jacqueline Shaw bi...
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