London Fashion Week is a great opportunity for designers from all backgrounds and design styles to showcase their product. A designer we have high respect for (who also features in our director’s book Fashion Africa) is J...
Osei-Duro launched their Autumn/Winter 2013 collection “Light on Dark” in New York at (capsule) this February. The latest collection is entirely designed and produced in Ghana, West Africa and combines elements ranging from...
OSEI-DURO was created by Maryanne Mathias, an independent designer and marketing teacher from Vancouver, Canada; and LA based costume stylist Molly Keogh as a one-time experiment of design and production in a completely unkn...
FAIRETAIL is a new concept show, aiming to highlight upcoming creative & innovative talents in ethical fashion, arts, music and businesses. After a successful first edition in July 2011 at Open the Gate in East London, Fair...
Essex based designer José Hendo, whose studio is based in Tottenham North London, was awarded the Radical Designer Award after an extensive judging process at the Noble Suite, Novotel London Hotel, St. Pancras on the 29th Octo...
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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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.