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


 
 

 
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Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa – EXHIBITION

Showing from  September 7th to December 7th , The Fowler Museum presents their next textile exhibition entitled Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa. A great new EXHIBITION featuring Artists fr...
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Fowler in Focus: Yards of Style, African – Print Cloths of Ghana – EXHIBITION

  The Fowler Museum at UCLA is one of the country’s most respected institutions devoted to exploring the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas. Their latest exhibition is Yards of Style, Af...
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Yinka Shonibare MBE Features in New Photography Exhibition “Looking Back” – Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion at V&A Waterfront

LOOKING BACK presents works of three artists in the permanent collection of Zeitz MOCAA: Zanele Muholi (Born 1972, South Africa); Andrew Putter (Born 1965, South Africa); and Yinka Shonibare, MBE (Born 1962, United Kingdom). Th...
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King of Prints – Duro Olowu presents More Material in NYC – ends Aug 1st!

It is the last couple weeks for London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu new group show and separate pop-up boutique of fashion and art at Salon 94 Bowery. A sequel to the designer’s 2012 installation at Salon 94 Freemans, th...
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Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora – EXHIBITION

Tartan: Its Journey through the African Diaspora is the first major project from The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) and tells the story of  how tartan travelled around the world and through its infl...
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Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design – EXHIBITION

We would like to encourage you to attend Unseen Dimensions: Emerging Tanzanian Design. This is an exhibition showcasing five exciting new fashion creatives from Tanzania as part of the British Council and British Fashion Cou...
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Ituen Basi showcases at Minneapolis Museum for Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Exhibition

Africa Now: Fashioning Personhood Through the eyes of nine talented artists, this exhibition explores notions of personal style and cultural identity in contemporary Africa. Organized to mark the opening of the newly redesigned...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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Tanzanian and Nigerian Designers Showcased at British Council International Fashion Showcase

A few weeks ago we headed down to the Tanzanian embassy curated by Samson Soboye of the eponymous London store Soboye to check out the designers there before heading over to the Style House Files Woven Threads Nigerian designer...
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