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


 
 

 
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FOMI – Ethiopian Fabulous Fashion Bag and Footwear Brand

Initially the prospect of developing a handbag line in Africa seemed daunting, but that became Afomia Tesfaye’s motivation in creating FOMI. In early 2011, she made the decision to leave Los Angeles to travel back to her nati...
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KORLEKIE introduces Elan Vital = Love & Grace for SS15

Korlekie is a contemporary female fashion brand that offers detailed and feminine looks inspired by Ghanaian tradition and British craftsmanship. Korlekie uses sustainable materials and all of its products have been handmade in...
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New Opportunities for Africa as Global Apparel Manufacturer – MANUFACTURING

The question of how long China will remain the largest clothing manufacturer continues to linger on. Not only does the country have to contend with increasing competition from neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, India and...
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José Hendo LFW Catwalk & Panel – featuring AFG founder Jacqueline Shaw this week!

London Fashion Week is a great opportunity for designers from all backgrounds and design styles to showcase their product. A designer we have high respect for (who also features in our director’s book Fashion Africa) is J...
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Welcome to JEKKAH – Sourced, Designed and Manufactured in The Gambia,

JEKKAH is the fun and funky brand that will bring a bit of African colour to your life. Founded in 2013, they design and manufacture their African Inspired Clothing made from 100% cotton African Wax Print materials in The Gam...
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Pan African Designers, Grey from Nigeria, Osei Duro from Ghana, Sophie Zinga from Senegal & Thula Sindi from South Africa Head to Nigeria for the 1st Time Inauguration – 31st of August.

For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular Portobello Market in London has been a shopping favourite since its launch in 2009, it has successfully gathered the best of the city’...
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Life, Experience and Edginess – We introduce Andrea Iyamah – DESIGNER

Andrea Iyamah, the creative director and founder of the brand was inspired by her passion for painting. In 2011 at the age of 17, she released her first collection ‘Dinma’ which showcased her flare for vibrancy a...
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Kibonen NY for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York SS2015

Great news!  Kibonen Nfi announces her participation at the prestigious Fall 2014 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York.  Nfi is the brain child behind one of Africa’s most original emerging fashion labels, KibonenǀNY, and s...
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Fashion Africa author, Jacqueline Shaw signing books at Africa Fashion Week London – stand 20 (Jacaranda Books)

In Fashion Africa Jacqueline Shaw, (Founding Director of Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide) showcases 40 designers. She explores the challenges of producing in Africa; poor infrastructure, especially transportation; lack o...
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