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


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Africa Fashion Day Berlin Designer Maxhosa by Laduma wins Premium Young Designer Award

This seasons Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin was kicked off with PREMIUM announcing one of Africa Fashion Day Berlins designers Laduma Ngxokolo as the recipient of its renowned Premium Young Designers Award in the menswear ca...
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Bantu® Wax for J.Crew – Bringing African Swimwear to the USA market – Design Colab

African swimwear? Most people probably associate Africa with the safari, the textiles, the languages, the history but this amazing continent also has a fabulous shoreline of beautiful beaches. And you know what that means…...
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ASOS Africa…gets all laced up for SS14 with Nigeria!

Have you checked out the ASOS Africa Spring Summer 2014 capsule collection yet? It’s been on our radar and not just because they tend to make a lot of their collections with our friends over at the SOKO factory in Kenya...
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Actress Rosario Dawson and Luxury Fashion Expert Abrima Erwiah of Studio189 and Fashion Rising explain how they use Fashion for Social Change

Having met with Abrima Erwiah (A) over dinner in a restaurant in Accra, Ghana during the launch of Ghana Fashion Week 2012 where AFG were media support and ethical fashion support, it was quite encouraging to hear this year abo...
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Tickets on sale for Africa Fashion Week London 2014! – BUY NOW! – EVENT

It’s Europe’s largest African and African inspired fashion event, with handpicked designers showcasing their fabulous pieces in a weekend of breathtaking catwalk shows, intriguing exhibitions and fabulous displays. And you ...
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AFG hosts the Fashion talk at EcoSessions: Made in Africa (NYC) – JUNE 2nd

EcoSessions have two goals – one to build community and share stories within the design industry and the other to educate consumers through storytelling. For this event, the esteemed panelists will talk about the benefits...
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Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora – EXHIBITION

Tartan: Its Journey through the African Diaspora is the first major project from The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) and tells the story of  how tartan travelled around the world and through its infl...
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Fashion Revolution Day – WHO MADE YOUR CLOTHES?? Get involved on April 24th

For those who may not be aware this Thursday 24th April marks Fashion Revolution Day. And with Tuesday 22nd April being Earth Day the timing could not have been more  apt. On 24th April each year, Fashion Revolution Day will b...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw talks about Ozwald Boateng on the London Eye – May 1st – EVENT

Africa Fashion Guide Founder Jacqueline Shaw, Author of book Fashion Africa will be one of 32 Londoners speaking on May 1st on the London Eye about a Londoner who has made an impact in London. Her topic will be on the life of O...
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Rehema Ethical Fashion Show – EVENT

We love an ethical fashion event especially one that is supporting projects in Africa. So we are celebrating this event where designers and brands once more come together to put on an annual ethical fashion show, with industry ...
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UK Nigeria 100 – An Exciting New Business Initiative

Our friends over at Styled By Africa are pleased to announce a new partnership with UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the pioneering UK Nigeria 100 project which will partner 100 British SMEs...
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