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


 
 

 
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Have you heard? IT’S BACK AND ONLINE! Fashion Africa Business Workshops! April/May 2016

­­ Launched in 2014 we are bringing back our unique original and popular Fashion Africa Business (FAB)Workshops. What is most exciting for us is that the workshops will now be held ONLINE! So this means all our followers in t...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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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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I’LL DO IT MY WAY! Identity – My Way SS16 Collection from Eki Orleans

Having recently returned from showcasing their SS16 collection at Lagos Fashion Design Week in Nigeria, the Eki Orleans team are ready to present their SS16 collection to us all. After a successful collaboration last season...
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Photographic competition adds immeasurably to understanding of Africa on Wikipedia

Since the 1st of October, photographers and Wikipedians (experienced and new) have been contributing their impressions of the inspirational design from Africa and expressing the influence of culture on day-to-day fashion and de...
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Experts See Cotton made in Africa as a Sustainable Basis for the Growing Textile Industry in Ethiopia

Cotton is the most widely used raw material for global textile production and the livelihood of millions of people in Africa. In East African Ethiopia, cotton is both farmed and manufactured into textiles for international trad...
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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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FASHION AFRICA BRANDS EXPOSEE HAMBURG #FashionAfricaNow

On 2nd of December 2015 International Designers from the African diaspora introduce themselves at the FASHION AFRICA BRANDS EXPOSEE HAMBURG. The venue is the Mercedes me Store Hamburg. Ballindamm 17, 20095 Hamburg. Entrance: 06...
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The Hand of Fashion series kicks off in NYC – TALKS

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and the Ethical Fashion Initiative launched The Hand of Fashion, a new series of conversations addressing sustainable practices for the fashion industry. At each lecture, Simone Cipria...
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