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


 
 

 

May 5th Deadline! – ABURY Design Experience – using design to inspire change

The third edition of the ABURY Design Experience sends the winner to Ethiopia to preserve world crafts and culture through design After Ecuador (’15) and Morocco (’16) the winner of the ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) 2017 w...
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How I started my Fashion Made in Africa Clothing label and how YOU can too!

When I started Africa Fashion Guide I said to myself I can’t start this business and consult with people about sourcing and manufacturing in Africa if i have yet to do it myself. So I went out, and did it.  I designed...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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QÄSA QÄSA – Designed to inspire the curious

QÄSA QÄSA stems from the amharic word to mean ‘inspire’, ‘awake’ and ‘motivate’ and takes inspiration from the incredible and diverse skills of artisans in East Africa. They source and...
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Loza Maléombho SS16 “Z A O U L I ” at Lagos Fashion and Design Week.

Loza Maléombho‘s SS16 collection is inspired by a Guro princess called Djela Lou Zaouli from the Guro tribe in northern Côte d’Ivoire. It explores the aesthetic of Zaouli dancers with fringe trimmings, bright colors a...
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AAKS Designs – Ethically Made in Ghana Fashion Brand bringing a new AfroLuxe Appeal to Raffia

Having met Akosua at previous African fashion events in London I was intrigued by her brand and the product she was making in her home country Ghana. My natural love of the Gold Coast region drew me to learn more about her work...
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