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



The End of the Kenyan ‘Mitumbas’? – SECONDHAND CLOTHING

We came across this article that we feel would create some interesting debates so had to reblog it. What are your thoughts?   For those who don’t have a lot of money to splurge on expensive clothes and shoes, they always...
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“Fashion Africa” Seminar 2012 – Nairobi Launch – REVIEW

On September 9th 2012, our Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and we decided to host our anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya. Entitled Fashion Africa 2012 our one day event was held on Wednesday 17...
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Skip launches trendy and eco-friendly fashion concept in South Africa

The way to a fashionista’s heart is through designer label after all there is nothing more soothing to a woman’s heart than retail therapy; it is even more fun when you do not have to shed a single cent to quench that fashi...
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Christelle KEDI is an award winning make-up artist born and raised in Paris. She has a background in training at London College of Fashion and then she  started her London-based consultancy specialized in make up & fas...
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Mia Nisbet brings Upcycled Fashion to a catwalk in Spitalsfield London

MIA by Mia Nisbet is a company, a brand, a concept and a designer that we love here at Africa Fashion Guide. We simply adore her and for the simple reason she emphasizes the importance of bring the fun back to fashion in a way ...
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Germaine’s Bags – Recycling for Rwanda – DESIGNER PROFILE

Twenty-two year old Germaine Dusenge is a Rwandan who loves her country. At first glance, she appears quite shy, yet, within minutes of our first meeting, as we set about to speak about her work, she begins to exude confidence....
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