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


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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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OWN A LITTLE PIECE OF AFRICA with online retailer LondoNairobi

LONDONAIROBI launches as the online retail destination for Luxury African Accessories. Co-founded by partners from across the globe the site brings you a covetable collection of African accessories by unique designers from the ...
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FOREVER 21 TO OPEN FIRST AFRICAN STORE IN CANAL WALK, South Africa – RETAIL

Affordable US fashion brand, Forever 21 is set to open its first store on the African continent in Hyprop’s Canal Walk. The 1 400m2 store will open mid-year. “We are pleased to welcome another leading international brand t...
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Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design – EXHIBITION

We would like to encourage you to attend Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design. This is an exhibition showcasing five exciting new fashion creatives from Tanzania as part of the British Council and British Fashion Cou...
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FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE back in London this February 2014!! Register now!

Are you are a fashion designer, student or fashion business who has set up your fashion business sourcing and/or producing in Africa and interested in sustainability and ethical business practice? Then don’t miss this co...
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Lingerie Clothing by Gerhard Rösch to collaborate with Cotton made in Africa

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...
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