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


 
 

 
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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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Straight From Ethiopia to Barcelona: SoleRebels Footwear Lands Its First Store in Spain

The Ethiopian artisan footwear, soleRebels have recently opened its first store in Spain in Barcelona. Founded by Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu in 2004, soleRebel has become Africa’s largest footwear brand selling in 55 count...
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Dressing up with Chichia London – AW13 Collection “PROJECT GAUNI: THE DRESS CONCEPT”

London-based label Chichia by Tanzaniain designer Christine Mhando has recently launched yet another amazing collection. We, just lastweek gave you a snippet of this AW13 collection which was on display at the British Council ...
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Love Weaving and Lust Lemlem – SS13 Collection

Super model, actress and philanthropist Liya Kebede who was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has climbed many glossy ladders to get to where she is today. And by no means has she abandoned the root of her success on...
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News Just in! Africa Fashion Day Berlin included in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2013. SAVE THE DATE Jan 15th!

We would like to inform you of the latest developments on Africa Fashion Day Berlin (AFDB). Preparations are fervently underway. As you can imagine there is and has been a lot going on behind the scenes. Well they are excited t...
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ASOS drop their AW12 ASOS Africa collection

The  popular ASOS Africa range has been getting positive reviews since its inception and have just dropped their latest winter collection. The AW12 collection ASOS AFRICA offers a colour palette of rich tones, softened with ...
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Africa Fashion Guide takes ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Seminar to Nairobi! MUST ATTEND EVENT

 Africa Fashion Guide to launch ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Conference in Kenya this October.   On September 9th 2012, Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and has decided to host their anniversary event in Nai...
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Fairly-traded Swiss Designs, Handmade in Kenya – Must be Savannah Chic – DESIGNER PROFILE

Savannah Chic is the creation of Kenyan mother and daugther, Charu and Shruti Patel. After graduating from Cambridge University, Shruti spent 8 years working for international aid agencies in developing countries, with governme...
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Save Our Skills Burkina Faso – Cotton and Artisan Program ‘Stripcloth Splendours’ goes to Paris

For hundreds of years the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa have been highly skilled in the techniques of hand spinning, dyeing and weaving the cotton harvested from their fields. Today, less than 100 tons of naturally org...
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