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


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KENYA’S Premier Incubation Program for Handicraft Entrepreneurs Takes off

Craft Afrika is a social enterprise with a mission to support craft enterprises become sustainable. Focusing on urban youth, Craft Afrika seeks to provide an avenue of self-employment by strengthening the business foundation of...
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The glitz and glamour that Africa has to offer- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa

The 4th annual Mercedes Benz Africa Fashion Week delivered way more than it promised this year. Though this is Africa Fashion International’s first year in partnership with the car dealership Mercedes Benz the event was a...
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Lalesso Colabs with Pichulik to Present a Bag Collection

Lalesso was launched in 2007 by co-designers Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser. A well established ethical and fair trade fashion pioneer, Lalesso draws inspiration from the East African khanga cloth creating luxurious contempo...
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African Businesses as Finalists for Ethical Fashion Forum Source Awards

The SOURCE Awards are the Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion, recognising excellence in fashion and sustainability in 12 categories, from every part of the fashion industry supply chain and all over the world. As previousl...
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It’s Archel: Excellence in Exporting Made in Liberia Fashion

Remember when what seems like just a short time ago most young, chic, and fabulous African women shied away from wearing African fashions? African print suits were usually the outfit of choice for our grandmothers, mothers, and...
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Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs – SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING ECO LUXE AND ETHICAL LABEL

Clothing with a conscience is the mantra behind Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs. Providing a capsule wardrobe for free spirited individuals seeking pieces with a distinctive signature which subtly draw inspiration from the people and ...
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News Just In! Africa Fashion Guide are shortlisted for the Ethical Fashion Forum SOURCE Awards!

The SOURCE Awards are the Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion, recognising excellence in fashion and sustainability in 12 categories, from every part of the fashion industry supply chain and all over the world. We are pleased...
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My Rockstars is an exhibition by London-based artist Hassan Hajjaj

My Rockstars is an exhibition by London-based artist Hassan Hajjaj. Hassan was inspired by his childhood in Morocco specifically Marrakech where his research began and he lives part of the year. Hassan has been known to take ...
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EDUN colab Repurposed African Textiles Camo-Print Shoes

Socially conscious label Edun has a new collaboration for 2013 and this time its with Tribeca’s Matt Bernson who is well known for creating comfortable yet contemporary but very innovative shoes and has reimagined a rath...
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Group Urges Nigerian Govt To Resuscitate Textile Industry – FACTORY

It seems as if the textile industry around Africa is having a small revival. Nigeria has had an ongoing issue with its textile industry and seems there may be a slight silver lining. We will investigate in more detail soon but ...
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ZAMBIAS GOVERNMENT PLANS TO REVIVE THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY

Interesting news from Zambia’s Daily Mail paper on October 30th especially as it highlights the importance of African cotton and its relation to Zambia’s textile industry. Sounds positive. Read below to find out mor...
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