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


 
 

 
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Kenyan Design enthused with Nigerian Currency – East meets West.

The brand Adele Dejak one of Kenyas infamous designer labels may have been quiet recently but the truth is that they have been undergoing months of brain racking and a lot of hard work. Like them we are also excited to see the...
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QÄSA QÄSA – Designed to inspire the curious

QÄSA QÄSA stems from the amharic word to mean ‘inspire’, ‘awake’ and ‘motivate’ and takes inspiration from the incredible and diverse skills of artisans in East Africa. They source and...
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Nairobi Fashion Week coming again this November! – EVENT

Designers are slated to showcase their 2016 summer collections at Nairobi’s finest style extravaganza As Nairobi Fashion Week gets underway in the coming weeks, fashionistas across the city will be trying to outdo each other ...
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Exhibition announcement: Fashion Cities Africa | Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, UK | 30 April 2016 to 8 Jan 2017

Fashion Cities Africa Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton, UK 30 April 2016 to 8 January 2017   The first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion will open at BrightonMuseum & Art Gallery in A...
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Up Close and Personal with EDUN New CEO – Julien Labat

Hearing the recent announcement that Julien Labat has moved from Carven to Edun, we were interested in hearing more about this and ask Julien to discuss his move to EDUN. We also gained more understanding of his view on the fu...
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Journey via Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya to Burundi – Sustainable Wearable Art -

We have been trying to present this awesome lady and her business to you for a while. What makes her special to us is not that she has been contributor to Africa Fashion Guide since we launched in 2011 but her amazing tenacity ...
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From Hand with Love – Crafted Lovingly in Africa for Mimco

MIMCO proudly supports the initiative that plays an active role in reducing poverty by empowering women through work and enabling their communities to thrive. MIMCO has partnered with the International Trade Centre’s Ethical ...
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FASHIONIST SOUTH AFRICA International Fashion Fair in Johannesburg will open its doors in May 2015 for the 2nd time

The comprehensive marketplace for fashion industry in Johannesburg is opening its doors on 21st of May in Johannesburg, one of the most modern and prosperous cities in South Africa. Turkel Fair Organization Inc, will be orga...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK – East Africa’s Biggest Fashion Event returns Dec 5-7th

Swahili Fashion Week is THE biggest and largest annual fashion event in the whole of East and Central Africa providing platform for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their ta...
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