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


A man checks a piece of cloth in a production line at the Uniwax factory in Abidjan Photo- AFP- Issouf Sanogo

Africa is NOT wax-print and Wax-print is NOT Africa! The Stella McCartney debate

Being champions for African Fashion here at Africa Fashion Guide, an enterprise who promotes what is African made and encourages fashion brands to source fashion made in Africa but a recent video on Facebook posted by a young l...
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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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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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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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The Nairobi Fashion Week- Build, Learn and Inspire…

The Nairobi Fashion Week is a fashion industry event that allows fashion designers, brand or ”houses” to display their latest collections in runway shows and enables buyers to take a look at the latest trends. It ...
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“Fashion Africa” Seminar 2012 – Nairobi Launch – REVIEW

On September 9th 2012, our Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and we decided to host our anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya. Entitled Fashion Africa 2012 our one day event was held on Wednesday 17...
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