Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and COMPACI (Competitive African Cotton Initiative). Over 150 experts across the textile va...
Mayamiko Designed has launched its full ‘New Season’ clothing range for on-trend, fashion conscious women. The collection, which includes striking dresses and coordinating separates, is made from traditional ‘chitenje...
ORIGIN AFRICA is both an event and an ongoing effort dedicated to improving African Cotton, Textile and Apparel trade. It involves collaboration with producers across the cotton value chain from farm to fashion including acces...
Lingerie specialist Gerhard Rösch supports the Cotton Made in Africa initiative (CmiA) for the first time with its 2014 fall/winter collection. The never out of stock (NOS) collection will be available worldwide starting fro...
Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
The Aid by Trade Foundation follows an innovative approach in development cooperation. Rather than sending money to Africa, the Cotton made in Africa Initiative follows the principles of “social business” – as the name...
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.