Africa has long been a source of inspiration for fashion trends, but for the first time it is being recognised as a valuable producer of fashion, with major retailers already actively sourcing from the continent. In response to...
The consortium of Mozambican and Portuguese companies that has purchased the assets of Riopele, a textile company in Marracuene, 30 kilometres north of Maputo, which has been paralysed for the past 20 years, intends to spend 40...
Anton Poplett is the Business Development Manager for Africa for Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in South Africa is a man with a big vision for Africa. He has a heart to make an impact on fabric supplies in Africa and to support A...
At Africa Fashion Guide our focus is to highlight and promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textiles industry. We see this as a solution to development issues and increasing employment and economies in man...
Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange) started life in 2002. The Farm Development Program (FDP) now the Farm Engagement Program commenced in 2006 with the generous funding and support of strategic partners ICCO (the Dutch...
Mantisworld is a reputable company with a base in Tanzania, East Africa and producing and supplying basic tees, vests, hoodies etc for base style products ready for print and logo applications. With a London-based headquarters...
AfricaFashionGuide is an information based platform for fashion professionals, students, retailers, magazines, bloggers and all those interested in African fashion and textiles. It was birthed with the focus to create an awareness campaign that promotes the full supply chain of the African fashion and textile industry with an ethical perspective and create links with the greater global textile industry.
1-To Support Economic Development in Africa
2-To Promote the use of Ethical and Sustainable Textiles
3-To Encourage Trade Relationships over just Aid
4-To Support WFTO Fairtrade Principles
5-To Encourage Discussion and Implement Action
6-To Build active Relationships between Large Fashion Organisations (designers, fashion schools, media) in UK/Europe and African Designers, Manufacturers, Textiles Suppliers, Artisans and Workshops
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ABOUT Africa Fashion Guide
Africa Fashion Guide is a sourcing and production consultancy and platform which promotes the full supply chain of the African fashion and textile industry to the greater global textile industry. It is a one stop shop linking African designers, craftspeople, manufacturers and textile designers, and more, with UK and EU fashion design companies and consumer markets, as well as with retailers worldwide.
The Africa Fashion Guide website aims to be THE platform for fashion and textile business in Africa, providing information and news on the full supply chain of the African fashion and textiles industry.