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


 
 

 
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Changing Perceptions, Building Synergies & Doing Business – Origin Africa Back for 2014

ORIGIN AFRICA is both an event and an ongoing effort dedicated to improving African Cotton, Textile and Apparel trade. It involves collaboration with producers across the cotton value chain from farm to fashion including acces...
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Lalesso – Introduction to the Resort SS15 Collection

Lalesso is one of those jewels in fashion, a must see, a must find, a must have. As one of Africa’s Luxury fashion and lifestyle brands it speaks its own story by supporting an entirely transparent, sustainable, eco and e...
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Support the LULEA campaign for Luxury Leather in Africa

Lulea stands for LUxury LEather Africa and was founded in 2011 by premium leather accessories designer Edmond Chesneau. Chesneau began his career in Ireland as a designer under the tuition of a former master craftsman from inte...
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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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Kenya’s Running Brand Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Kenya has produced some of the greatest distance runners in the world. Since 2011, Kourage Athletics has harnessed this storied tradition by creating running apparel for athletes worldwide. Kourage is now turning to the crowd...
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Samsung Connects the Continent through Fashion and Design at MB Fashion Week Africa 2013

End of October in Johannesburg, South Africa, Samsung brought together 14 fashion and accessory designers from across the continent in a unique design collaboration, #AmazeAfrica. The first of its kind, the #AmazeAfrica show to...
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Kenyan Masai Shukas inspire ASOS Africa’s latest Collection – AW13/14

Everyone put your hands up if you have purchased a piece of ASOS Africa? Not yet I hear you say…well shame on you! Can you believe that their eighth ASOS Africa collection launched just last week! This fantastic concept b...
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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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The Ministry of Tomorrow the “Lighthouse” Company using Fashion for Change

The Ministry of Tomorrow (MOT) is a company that our Researcher Sarah found out and highlighted to us. They are one that focuses on quality fashion and meaningful actions to promote positive, global change and create exquisitel...
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