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


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Is Africa’s fashion and textile industry the future of trade and development in Africa? PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

Africa Fashion Guide was founded on a passion to promote Africa’s full supply chain of fashion and textiles. As the founder of this enterprise I am excited about Africa and its future in this field and so feel it needed t...
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Ivory Coast Fashion Week 2012

Ivory Coast Fashion Week 2012 – EVENT

World Fashion Organization (WFO) is an entity established to provide a global platform for the national fashion industries, to promote corporate, environmental and social responsibility within the global fashion and textile ind...
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“To Boldly Go…” Black T-shirt Collection – An Interview with Inua Ellams

We spoke a little with Inua Ellams last year about his theatre product with a focus on the tee-shirt industry in Nigeria and we were excited to hear that the show was on the road starting in London. So we asked respected Fashio...
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From France to Rwanda we present Petit Pagne – Company PROFILE

Considered as ‘Wearable Fairtrade’ Petit Pagne is a fashion company based in Rwanda, and what we love about the brand is that they infuse Western classics with African culture to create the ‘clean, elegant and vib...
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FEEDing the World, One Bag At A Time

FEED is an ethical brand that sells bags, teddy bears, t-shirts and other accessories. Not only are the products beautiful and unique, but also with each product that is sold, up to 5 children in school are provided with nutrie...
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N.I.C.E – Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2012

The fashion industry is one of the comparatively most polluting and socially challenged industries – cotton production alone is the second most polluting crop after corn and the industry has long outsourced production to ...
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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 2012

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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