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


 
 

 
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“African Print” and ART – The Globalised Signifier of Africanness in Eddy Kamuanga Iluangas Art // NEW EVENT

The interest in contemporary African Arts has been growing exponentially over the years and though Art is not usually an area of focus for Africa Fashion Guide we do keep an eye out for African artists whose work has a relation...
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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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WE HAVE A WINNER! – The African Social Enterprise Fund – Sustainable Fashion Award 2017

Recently we had to partner with Prospero World on their African Social Enterprise Fund (ASEF) flagship programme. The ASEF aims to support young African pioneers in the Arts and creative industries, to become socially minded en...
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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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Lena Hoschek – “HOT MAMA AFRICA”

With inspiration from different corners of the vibrant continent – Mogadishu, Pretoria, Cairo, Cape Town, Kigali, etc. – the Austrian designer Lena Hoschek, has put together the fabulous, eye-catching Summer Spring...
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Getting up Close with…Mayamiko – Fashion Africa Conference Speaker

In the lead up to our annual event Fashion Africa Conference 2015 we wanted to introduce you to a selection of our panellists who will be speaking at our conference. They all have an interesting relationship with the continen...
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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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“Afro Shoes” – Supporting African Shoe Manufacture – Made in Africa

Afros is a innovative footwear fashion house  founded in June 2012 by designer Emo Rugene out of a yearning to create a fashionable every day shoe that Kenyans can identify with and make their own. Made out of Ankara fabric, t...
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