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


 
 

 
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TRUWORTHS TO BUY ORGANIC CLOTHING CHAIN

Truworths is set to acquire Earthchild clothing, a brand founded in Cape Town with 43 stores nationwide. “I am excited by the intended acquisition of the Earthchild and Earthaddict businesses, which have great growth prospect...
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SOURCE EXPO – THE ONLY FASHION INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW DEDICATED TO SUSTAINABLE SOURCING

Now in its 6th year, the SOURCE Expo connects buyers and visitors with some of the most pioneering sustainable, fair and eco suppliers and manufacturers from across the world, for the fashion sector. Happening ONLINE, 5 –...
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GLITZ AFRICA FASHION WEEK 2014 this November! – EVENT

From the 6th of November to the 9th of November 2014, Glitz Africa Fashion Week will present an ecletic mix of designers from the African continent in the capital of Ghana – Accra. Among the designers confirmed are; Mai Atafo...
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Knowing your Roots – London Africa Cultural Event – This Black History Month

At the heart of the LACE concept is the urgent need of younger generation to know and understand their roots, and to have confidence in their own identity. The purpose of LACE is to help them be ‘somebody’ and to learn how ...
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Vlisco Group launches Tailor Academy with a Fashion Initiative

On 10TH September 2014 Vlisco Group, ProLink Organisation and Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design Accra launched the Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana: an integrated tailoring education program for talented, underprivileged and m...
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Adire, Fringing, and more…Maki Oh….the Making of a Master designer

I have a secret….ssshhhh….but Maki Oh is one of our favourite Nigerian designer brands. Ok it is out there now….but why do I say that? Well , the product can speak for itself aesthetically but also from a text...
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Lemlem’s new Look for fall! – Tie ‘n’ Dye and Weave

A very exciting new fall collection for Lemlem has not caught us of guard! Why? because they are developing their product offer to now include a new look – hand dyed textiles mixed with new fabrics and silhouettes such ...
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ReBirth – The first upcycled collection by Mayamiko Designed

Using pure wools and cottons donated to Mayamiko that have been designed by a luxury Italian fabric mill, the limited edition ReBirth Collection is cool casual at its best. Laid back but with a strong style element, it comprise...
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CmiA and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference in Cologne – Experts’ meeting on African Cotton in Cologne

Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
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