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


 
 

 
WLA2015

Photographic competition adds immeasurably to understanding of Africa on Wikipedia

Since the 1st of October, photographers and Wikipedians (experienced and new) have been contributing their impressions of the inspirational design from Africa and expressing the influence of culture on day-to-day fashion and de...
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Fashionomics: How can the Creative Industries work for Job Creation and Inclusive Growth in Africa?

The rising tide of illegal immigrants from West Africa, the Horn of Africa, and other regions arriving on Europe’s shores is a wake-up call for the urgent need to create more jobs for youth, and for women. The creative indust...
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RAAAH stocks with High End LNA Boutique in Kings Road

RAAAH has been making waves since its debut collection ‘Fly/Fly High’ was showcased at Africa Fashion Week London and that same collection is now available at one of London’s quaint designer boutiques; Leggera Nell’Aria...
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NORTH AFRICAN GAMES by Gold Coast Trading Company

We often like to feature the collections by Gold Coast Trading Company as they have such a strong brand image and hold strong to the story they tell too. This collection titled“North African Games / #Bootleg Merch,”  nicel...
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“Dakar city of birds” an experimental, curious and diverse AW15 collection by Selly Raby Kanw

We always love to see fresh new stuff coming from African designers. We believe these designers have something more to add and are making a stand for their space in the global fashion industry. And we feel that it is designers ...
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AW 15-16 STELLA JEAN FEMME, story of a leader |Metro – Himalayan style

The A/W 15-16 femme chooses the Indian Himalayas, a place where cultural references often give way to impositions and subordination. Stylistic disobedience. This irreverence is the starting point of looks where the woman seizes...
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw featured in New African Woman Power List!

We are so excited to hear that our Founding Director Jacqueline Shaw has been featured in the New African Woman Power List. After receiving accolades from Vogue Italia, Fab Magazine, Guardian Newspaper and more it is an honour...
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Gambia Presents 50 Shades Of Noir – Hot New Label! – DESIGNER

In the short year since its creation the brand Noir has made quite the impact on the quaint country of The Gambia. The clothing line, turned boutique, was cultivated by Gambian born Ndeyfatou Ceesay. Being the daughter of a not...
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The Devastating Effects of Ebola: A Personal Perspective from Founder of Sierra Leone label NearFar

We received this e-letter and was so touched by it that we had to request permission to blog it. In the words of Stephanie Hogg – Founder of made in Africa fashion brand NearFar and Co-Founder of online ethical fashion re...
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