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


 
 

 
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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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Sustainable and ethical cotton sourcing – Forum – London 2015

We are cotton lovers over here at Africa Fashion Guide so when we heard about the Cotton Connect forum on sustainable and ethical cotton sourcing looking at how to get it right, and make it pay for your business – we jus...
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IT IS BACK! Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – London – Early Booking Tickets end soon!

On Friday 24th April 2015 strategically held on Fashion Revolution Day (in remembrance of the Rana Plaza factory collapse victims in Bangladesh in 2013), Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide will for the first time host a ...
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Embracing the Ethical in African-inspired Fashion – Africa Fashion Week London is Nearly Here!

Africa Fashion Week London is Europe’s largest event for African and African-inspired fashion. This year’s Africa Fashion Week London will be at Olympia West Hall on Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August 2014. Top...
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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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Straight From Ethiopia to Barcelona: SoleRebels Footwear Lands Its First Store in Spain

The Ethiopian artisan footwear, soleRebels have recently opened its first store in Spain in Barcelona. Founded by Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu in 2004, soleRebel has become Africa’s largest footwear brand selling in 55 count...
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SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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KENYA’S Premier Incubation Program for Handicraft Entrepreneurs Takes off

Craft Afrika is a social enterprise with a mission to support craft enterprises become sustainable. Focusing on urban youth, Craft Afrika seeks to provide an avenue of self-employment by strengthening the business foundation of...
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African Union to host Hub of Africa 2012 Fashion Week at the NEW African Union Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Clairvoyant Marketing Agency, In the Bag and Origin Africa are proud to announce that the 2012, Hub of Africa Fashion Show, will be held in the new African Union Conference centre. Commentating on the show and the Africa Union...
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