I am very excited to announce I will be speaking with the fashion students at one of the biggest fashion schools in one of the best cities in the world! I will be at FIT in NYC this Friday. A limited number of copies of my book...
African Textile Patterns by Catherine Carpenter Price £16.99 Paperback with CD 128pp ISBN: 9781408130728 This stunning collection of African textile prints has been carefully selected from a range of traditional and contempor...
WOW another year has ended. It has been an eventful year for us here at Africa Fashion Guide. We launched on April 1st 2011 online; We self published one of the first coffee table books on contemporary African fashion entitled ...
‘Africa’ is a single reference volume on dress and fashion in this region. The volume was originally part of the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, which explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dre...
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
Africa Fashion Guide 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.