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Chichia London SS13

Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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Kourage brand Gives Athletes a ‘Made in Kenya’ option to Running Gear

We have recently featured the Kenyan based running brand on our site and with the present London2012 Olympics happening it seemed fitting to hear some more about the work of Chris Markl and his brand, Kourage Athletics. Read ...
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ITC to support joint China and UK effort to create jobs and growth in Africa

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is joining efforts by China and the United Kingdom to reduce poverty through job creation and boosting growth in Africa. Launched on the sidelines of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state v...
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Kenema and the Mende Collection – Designer PROFILE

Kenema was started by Tamu Thomas and fuses “timeless design with beautiful African / Ankara textiles”. The idea for Kenema formed in January 2010 and became a reality in April 2010. They manufacture in Sierra Leone and are...
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Madeleine Rosberg – EVENT SPEAKER – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

On September 8th 2016, Africa Fashion Guide hosts our 5th year anniversary Fashion Africa Conference event in London and we are extremely pleased to announce our cohort of professional industry speakers and encourage you not to...
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Adjoa Osei ‘Adapt’ collection at the FAB Magazine Launch – EVENT

There is  a new designer in town! Adjoa Osei will be presenting her label of the same name at the FABmagazine launch in collaboration with StylishDay this Sunday 7th August. Adapt is the new exclusive, limited edition eight pi...
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Sylvia Owori – Fresh New Bags from Uganda

Renowned Ugandan designer Sylvia Owori, who in 2011 was named ambassador for the USA based Alicia Keys founded charity Keep a Child Alive,  started her Sylvia Owori foundation in 2010. It is a non profit organisation which a...
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SAWA Shoes AW12 collection

SAWA Shoes Takes to the Railway for its AW12 Lookbook – DESIGNER

One of AFG’s favourite African based shoe brands, purely because they proudly emphasize and present a strong ‘Made in Africa’ story, is SAWA Shoes who have featured in our one of its kind, coffee table book Fa...
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IT IS BACK! Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – London – Early Booking Tickets end soon!

On Friday 24th April 2015 strategically held on Fashion Revolution Day (in remembrance of the Rana Plaza factory collapse victims in Bangladesh in 2013), Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide will for the first time host a ...
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ETHICAL FASHION DESIGNERS SHOWCASE – GFDW® ETHIKHA™ | 2013 SHOWCASE

Ghana Fashion and Design Week® launched the first ethical fashion platform in Ghana under its umbrella themed – ETHIKHA™ in 2012. GFDW ETHIKHA™ creates a fashionable platform that represents ethical and sustainable fas...
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It’s Raining….Elephants? – New EDUN Ad Campaign for SS13 “AFRICAN SHOWER”

  EDUN was born when two passions collided – a love of beautiful clothes and a desire to create change. This story of duality and transformation is again the inspiration behind Ryan McGinley’s photographs for the EDUN ...
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