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


 
 

 
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AFG Founder Jacqueline Shaw talks about Ozwald Boateng on the London Eye – May 1st – EVENT

Africa Fashion Guide Founder Jacqueline Shaw, Author of book Fashion Africa will be one of 32 Londoners speaking on May 1st on the London Eye about a Londoner who has made an impact in London. Her topic will be on the life of O...
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UK Nigeria 100 – An Exciting New Business Initiative

Our friends over at Styled By Africa are pleased to announce a new partnership with UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the pioneering UK Nigeria 100 project which will partner 100 British SMEs...
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FOREVER 21 TO OPEN FIRST AFRICAN STORE IN CANAL WALK, South Africa – RETAIL

Affordable US fashion brand, Forever 21 is set to open its first store on the African continent in Hyprop’s Canal Walk. The 1 400m2 store will open mid-year. “We are pleased to welcome another leading international brand t...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week this October Hosts their Fashion Business Series – BUSINESS

This month Lagos will play host to the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week from the 23rd of October to the 26th October; at the Ocean View Grounds by Eko Hotel, Ademola Adetokubo, Victoria Island Lagos. As part of...
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Trine Lindegaard Fuses Kente and Charity through Colab with Fine Cell Work – UK’s biggest prisons.

Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
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Eki Orleans Reveals their SS14 Collection ‘A Slice of Africa’ – DESIGNER

Showcasing her elegant design capabilities, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans has created an exceptional SS14 collection that highlights the best feature in all women—their inner goddess. Entitled ‘A Slice of Africa’, the designer pre...
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STR.CRD – Africa’s No.1 Urban Street Culture EVENT

STR.CRD took place at the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg from the 26th September. Having started in 2010, the annual urban culture festival has grown over the years, and this year was no different. The festival was buzzing...
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GTB Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2013 to commence October 23rd to 26th – EVENT

The Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2013 scheduled to take place on the 23rd of October to the 26th October 2013 at Eko Hotel’s Ocean View in Lagos, Nigeria is a multi day premiere fashion event platform th...
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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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