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


 
 

 
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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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WAXPRINT SPECIALIST VLISCO CONFIRMED AS FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE 2016 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

VLISCO CONFIRMED AS FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE 2016 KEYNOTE SPEAKER just as they celebrate their 170th year anniversary! On September 8th 2016, Africa Fashion Guide hosts their 5th year anniversary Fashion Africa Conference eve...
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MAISON CHÂTEAU ROUGE & SAWA SHOES CAPSULE COLLECTION

We are asked by these two African designer brands: “Can you imagine a urban version of the traditional african mama outfit?” Maison Château Rouge and Sawa Shoes sampled indigo from Mali, they twisted african loinc...
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House of VLISCO “FlowerBomb” – AtelierVlisco colab with Viktor&Rolf SS15 Collection

Words cannot explain my joy to see this collection! First showed during Paris Fashion Week in January this year I just have to bring back to your attention the SS15 collection where AtelierVlisco collaborated with British desig...
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VLISCO IS IN LAGOS!

Finally the true original Dutch Wax has arrived in Lagos! Vlisco celebrated the opening of its new retail concept at Ikeja Mall, Lagos on 18th July. The program consisted of amongst other a Press Meet & Greet, a ‘Mee...
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VLISCO CONTINUES ITS SUCCESSFUL WOMEN’S MONTH CAMPAIGN WITH THE THIRD EDITION OF THE FASHION FUND PROGRAMME

International Women’s Day, on 8 March, celebrates women around the world and the success of Vlisco Women’s Month in previous years motivated the brand to continue the celebration of inspiring women of West and Central Afric...
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Vlisco Group launches Tailor Academy with a Fashion Initiative

On 10TH September 2014 Vlisco Group, ProLink Organisation and Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design Accra launched the Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana: an integrated tailoring education program for talented, underprivileged and m...
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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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Othelia by Kluk CGDT x SPREE x Vlisco

If as one of our readers you have yet to hear about Kluk CGDT then you need to hear about them now! And we apologise for not introducing you to them as of yet. Kluk CGDT is a premier fashion label from South Africa, and an inte...
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