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


clock image

Tanzanian Treasure: AFG Shares Boutique Experience In The Heart Of Dar

Jacqueline Shaw founder of Africa Fashion Guide traveled to Dar Es Salaam with Africa Fashion Guide Project Coordinator Aisha Bignall to research for business, and whilst there experience luxury life in Tanzania. Many of our re...
by Team AFG

Screen shot 2013-03-11 at 17.10.17

VLISCO WOMEN’S MONTH 2013 ‘Be Your Dream’ Fashion Dream Fund APPLY NOW! – AWARD

MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE, SEND IN YOUR FASHION BUSINESS PLAN AND WIN FUNDING TO REALIZE IT! Make your dreams come true, pitch your fashion business plan and win funding to realize it! For this years International Womens Mon...
by africafashionguide

Screen shot 2013-01-29 at 12.11.26 PM

Young African Diaspora Entrepreneurs – Exploiting your USP – EVENT

This essential guide for Young African Diaspora Entrepreneurs who are interested in developing their own businesses, linking their UK connections and insights into the exciting opportunities across Africa. With a talk by Africa...
by africafashionguide


Fashion Africa Seminar 2012 Nairobi - image copyright Africa Fashion Guide

“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...
by africafashionguide

obama for africa via

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’...
by africafashionguide

Picture 12

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...
by africafashionguide



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...
by africafashionguide

image copyright Oliberte - AW12

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 ...
by africafashionguide


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...
by africafashionguide