Africa Fashion Guide
A social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa's fashion and textile industry.


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Style in Lagos – An Introduction

We love to feature writers researchers and bloggers on our site and to have them contributing their fashion experience in Africa. It is a pleasure to have researcher and Style Anthropologist Carmen Hogg of Carmenpolitan blog t...
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Source Ethiopia…BUT Africa doesn’t have a textile industry! RIGHT??

Misconceptions 2.0… I am starting a mini email series on sourcing opportunities in Ethiopia over July but first wanted to share this with you. Do make sure to sign up for the email subscription to receive the 4 week serie...
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What Happens in Kenya STAYS in Kenya! Watch Video Highlights from our Sourcing Trip to Kenya

We are back from Kenya!! And seriously … those who missed out missed OUT! This immersive fashion business mission trips are focused on connecting the fashion business world with the producers and artisans in Africa, to bu...
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YOUR African Fashion Business Coach – Here to help you WIN!

IS THIS YOU???.   You’re a fashion business owner. You desire to expand your African sourcing strategy and don’t know how to make it happen. You feel overwhelmed with where to produce in Africa and not knowing whom...
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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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