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Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in Africa – FACTORY PROFILE

Anton Poplett is the Business Development Manager for Africa for Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in South Africa is a man with a big vision for Africa. He has a heart to make an impact on fabric supplies in Africa and to support A...
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GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK MAKES FASHION HISTORY FOR GHANA AND AFRICA WITH VOGUE ITALIA AS THIER INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PARTNER.

We at Africa Fashion Guide are pleased to be ethical fashion support for such an amazing up and coming event one where Ghana makes fashion history. The organisers of Ghana Fashion and Design Week (GFDW) event are pleased to ann...
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SAWA Shoes – Doing Business in Africa – Company PROFILE

With us being in Ethiopia for the Hub of Africa Fashion Week and the Origin Africa trade event we thought it fitting to highlight a reputable brand that is taking the shoewear market by storm out there. SAWA Shoes. They are not...
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Blooming Upcycling – Recycled bags from Billboards

South African born, Nina Bloom is dedicated to creating extraordinary fashion from local recycled materials. Her products find compelling original uses for one of the largest components of global landfill, namely advertising an...
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ASOS Africa SS12 collection “Kitenge Explosion” – Sneak Peak

ASOS AFRICA SS2012 – COMING SOON This highly awaited collection will be delivered to ASOS for April 30th and we are loving the explosion to colour and print and above all the respect of the traditional. WIth the use of tr...
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BUKKI – Recycling Denim the AfroPunk way

18 year old Bukki Ojo is and African born, London-based designer. Her self-titled label ‘BUKKI’ was formed with the intention to bring African fabrics to a new platform giving customers an almost afro meets vintage ...
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Shine Shine – Fabrics that tell a story – TEXTILE PROFILE

There is a strong tradition in Africa of fabrics and textiles being used to tell stories, commemorate important events or even communicate everyday messages. For example different designs and motifs of West African Ankara repre...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Sika Designs

It’s that time of the month again when our branding, marketing and communications consultant Cynthia Anduhtabe gives us her analysis of African fashion brands from a business and marketing perspective. This month we feat...
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46664 celebrates its first birthday and launches winter collection

For some this is just a number, if you happen to be in South Africa it is not just a number but a very special number that spells freedom or rather former president Nelson Mandela’s holding cell number in Robben Ireland durin...
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Anita Quansah and Alicia Keys Jewellery Shoot for Vibe Magazine

Anita Quansah London would like to share with you a shoot featuring American music sensation, grammy winning Alicia Keys for Vibe Magazine’s 2nd Global Issue. And it is absolutely gorgeous. Featuring Anita Quansah London jewe...
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Large Scale Manufacturing in Africa – An Interview with Mantisworld

At Africa Fashion Guide our focus is to highlight and promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textiles industry. We see this as a solution to development issues and increasing employment and economies in man...
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