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


 
 

 
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King of Prints – Duro Olowu presents More Material in NYC – ends Aug 1st!

It is the last couple weeks for London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu new group show and separate pop-up boutique of fashion and art at Salon 94 Bowery. A sequel to the designer’s 2012 installation at Salon 94 Freemans, th...
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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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Lemlem – Handcrafted, Effortless, Modern and Luxury for the Summer

While Europe is experiencing an influx of summer heatwaves, for many countries on the continent like Ethiopia this is just normal. Either way Lemlem – a modern, handcrafted luxury brand by model Liya Kebede, has presented...
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'FUTURE FABRICS EXPO' London 2011

Register for free now 4th Future Fabrics Expo at Fashion SVP this September! TRADE EVENT

The Sustainable Angle is delighted to invite you to the fourth Future Fabrics Expo inside Fashion SVP fashion manufacturing and sourcing fair at the Olympia Central Exhibition Centre, London, on 28th – 30th Septemb...
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FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE back in London this February 2014!! Register now!

Are you are a fashion designer, student or fashion business who has set up your fashion business sourcing and/or producing in Africa and interested in sustainability and ethical business practice? Then don’t miss this co...
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Happy New Year from AFG and our 2014 African Fashion Prediction

A new year has come and African fashion does not seem to be stopping. We have seen a lot of new makers and shakers erupting on the scene as well as the seasoned African fashionistas developing their business strategies. There h...
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Fashion’s Next Stop for H&M…Ethiopia…All Aboard!

Swedish clothing retailer H&M wants to set up shop in Ethiopia, since production costs there are cheaper than in the Far East. Other clothing manufacturers are hesitating. Could Ethiopia become the next Bangladesh? Ethiopia...
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New Exhibition on African Textiles – African Interweave: Textiles Diasporas – EXHIBITION

Featuring more than 40 textiles, garments and other works of art, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the aesthetic power and rich cultural histories of textiles produced across the continent of Africa. Whether...
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Ethiopia is the New Sourcing Destination

There is another rising star for sourcing garmets; this time from Africa. Ethiopia is fast coming up in its efforts to push up its textile and garment industry and offer competitive prices in the international market, attractin...
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