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


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“Fashion Africa” Seminar 2012 – Nairobi Launch – REVIEW

On September 9th 2012, our Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and we decided to host our anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya. Entitled Fashion Africa 2012 our one day event was held on Wednesday 17...
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President Obama Advocates ‘Doing Business In Africa’

As featured on Ventures Africa, US President Barack Obama, has launched a new African economic campaign called ‘Doing Business in Africa’ (DBIA), as part of his administration’s ‘US Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa’...
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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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Is Africa the Next Italy?? – ‘Design Africa’ NYC Roundtable EVENT

We were recently invited to attend this HOT event this week. Bringing together industry leaders in the field of African fashion. This Thursday 17th May will see the inaugural Design-Africa panel discussion take place in New Yo...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Oliberté

This is the second in our feature pieces on business of Fashion in Africa. I have chosen Oliberté, not just because they are another brand that features in my coffee table book Fashion Africa but most importantly they are one ...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Jewel by Lisa

Cynthia Anduhtabe is a branding, marketing and communications consultant, as well as running her own blog Fah-schyon Cynthia will be a guest contributor for Africa Fashion Guide to bring you an in-depth analysis of Africa fash...
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Fashion Designer’s Association Of Nigeria – 3-Day Fashion Festival EVENT

Fashion has risen to the level of cultural acceptance in Africa and though it has been said to represent $1 trillion of World’s Gross Income, Africa is yet to take her place economically. Recent news with Vogue Italia Edi...
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Source4Style 2.0 Takes Materials Sourcing To The Next Level

Source4Style, the first trends-driven global sourcing marketplace for the fashion and design industry recently launched the 2.0 version of their site. Since the launch of its pilot in October 2010, Source4Style has brought toge...
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Doing business in Angola – EVENT

  Co-organised by the International Fair of Luanda the first Fashion Business Angola took place from December 9 to 12 in Luanda, Angola in 2010 and planned to be the biggest fashion and beauty expo in Africa. Matos Cardoso...
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