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


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MANGO Launches the 5th Edition of the Mango Fashion Award – COMPETITION

The brand officially opens the international fashion competition for young designers worldwide and we would love to see African designers being selected for this award. So read on and get your work in place to apply! MANGO, Spa...
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The Impressive talent of Southern Africa – Mpho

Mpho Kuaho is a phenomenal designer with more than 10 years’ experience holding a B.A. Degree in Fashion Design and Diploma in Clothing Production in South African Durban Linea Academy. She is the 2006 Redds African Design ...
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Female Consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa: Spotlighting Buying Habits and Lifestyle Trends

With fashion catwalk season over and the busy shopping period over Christmas upon us and as we approach a new year again it drives us to continue our thoughts on shopping and consumerism. What intrigues us even more is the rese...
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Lets talk ‘Eco-Africa’ at the London Southbank – AFRICA UTOPIA – EVENT

Next Friday 20th July our very own founder, Jacqueline Shaw – eco-entrepreneur, Author and Director of our social enterprise Africa Fashion Guide along side Editor of BBC Africa Solomon Mugera, Jonathan Bhalla from the Af...
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Moschino from Cheap to African Print Chic – SS13

Now….we are not saying that this IS African print but it definitely looks inspired by it. If Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Junya Watanabe et al can all create collections with African inspired prints (usually made in an Italian ...
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“Winds from the North” – SS12 Collection – Gold Coast Trading

Gold Coast Trading is a clothing company created by Nigerian born, New York based designer, Emeka Alams, which brings together traditional Africa cultures and the Western world. Emeka calls this label his ‘effort to get ...
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To AFIA, with love from Ghana

Afia is a sustainable apparel line consisting of women’s clothing in its own individual style. The focus behind it is about valuing craft and the production process is a very important part of the business for owner Megh...
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Mahlet Afework : Ethiopian Luxury Designer Showcases at Africa Fashion Week in New York

Ethiopian fashion brand Mafi presents a streetwise, sassy collection of urban sportswear and ready to wear garments for every woman to learn and love on Thursday, July 12th at Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) . AFWNY, a...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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100% African! Once again Mantisworld sponsors the AFG Fashion Africa Conference Africa Cotton Campaign Tees!

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2016.Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having v...
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Is Africa the Next Italy?? – ‘Design Africa’ NYC Roundtable EVENT

We were recently invited to attend this HOT event this week. Bringing together industry leaders in the field of African fashion. This Thursday 17th May will see the inaugural Design-Africa panel discussion take place in New Yo...
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