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


 
 

 
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Kushn: Leather Goods Company Supports More African Artisans with Ethiopian Cushions

Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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Ethiopian Fashion Institute Call for Research Papers for Upcoming Conference

Having previously presented to the students of this school I am happy to announce they have now sent out a call for academic research papers for an upcoming conference. The Institute of Technology for Textile, Garment and Fashi...
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The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) this March 2014

The African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is an innovative event by Bluepearl Services International (BSI) and in partnership with World Fashion for Development supporting their goals of promoting economic development and soc...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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All-African Leather Fair (AALF) 2014 Ethiopia – EVENT

The Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA) is organizing the All-African Leather Fair (AALF) 2008 which will take place in Addis Ababa from February 20-22, 2014. Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA) is a non...
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Fashion’s Next Stop for H&M…Ethiopia…All Aboard!

Swedish clothing retailer H&M wants to set up shop in Ethiopia, since production costs there are cheaper than in the Far East. Other clothing manufacturers are hesitating. Could Ethiopia become the next Bangladesh? Ethiopia...
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Top 5 Frontier Markets in Africa: Investment Opportunities Increase in Emerging African Economies

For those wanting to set  up business in Africa it is important to understand the economics of the continent as a whole and per country too before you venture in. Its about doing your due diligence. Strong economic growth, you...
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Ethiopian Mafi Brings The Last Resort Collection for 2014 – DESIGNER

We first met with Mahlet Afework, the founder and designer for Mafi, in Ethiopia during the Source Africa / Hub of Africa Fashion Week and have always been a fan of her brand, her ethos and eye for style. Mafi works exclusivel...
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Oliberté Manufactures the World’s First Fair Trade Certified™ Footwear

Fair Trade USA certifies Oliberté factory in Ethiopia Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ ...
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