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


 
 

 
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New Opportunities for Africa as Global Apparel Manufacturer – MANUFACTURING

The question of how long China will remain the largest clothing manufacturer continues to linger on. Not only does the country have to contend with increasing competition from neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, India and...
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AFG celebrates our 3 year anniversary! – HAPPY BIRTHDAY

We are sssoooooo excited to be turning 3 today! Can you believe it? From our humble start at the Africa Centre London on September 9th 2011 where we launched our website and I launched my self published book Fashion Africa (se...
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José Hendo LFW Catwalk & Panel – featuring AFG founder Jacqueline Shaw this week!

London Fashion Week is a great opportunity for designers from all backgrounds and design styles to showcase their product. A designer we have high respect for (who also features in our director’s book Fashion Africa) is J...
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VLISCO creates bold capsule collection by ATELIERVLISCO

Heritage textile company Vlisco sparked a new style in urban luxury when they announced the launch of a new capsule collection by ATELIERVLISCO this summer. It was created in collaboration with a bespoke design studio in Milan...
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Amani Africa – Sewing and Training Program for Marginalized Women

Amani ya Juu (“peace from above” in Swahili) is a sewing and training program for marginalized women in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and Liberia. Women at Amani are learning to work together through faith in God who prov...
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AFROPOLIS Brings to London The Art & Style Weekend | Designers Applications Now Open – EVENT

SAVE THE DATE: 18-19 October 2014 / LONDON / HOXTON-SQUARE – An event NOT to be missed! As part of their African Renaissance exhibition (14-19 October 14) AFRO-POLIS, is inviting tastemakers, cool kids and African dandies...
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Yevu – Wax-Print Apparel, Ethically Made in Ghana – DESIGNER

YEVU is a clothing line that is ethically made in Ghana, West Africa. YEVU, which means “white woman” in the local Ewe language, was a word that Anna Robertson heard daily as she navigated the lively and chaotic city of Ac...
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Fashion DNA – Nigeria X UK – COLAB

Fashion DNA will bring together a range of designers, practitioners and institutions from across Nigeria and the UK to explore new ways of working through a range of seminars, workshops and networking sessions. Fashion DNA is a...
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GTBank Lagos Fashion and Design Week Announces Dates for 2014 Fashion Week – October 29 to November 1, 2014

Call for entries for LFDW Fashion Focus 2014 The Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) is set to take place from October 29th to November 1st 2014 for the 4th year running. The GTBank LFDW has been at ...
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