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


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Laduma does it again! – Maxhosa Africa showcased another amazing collection for NYFW​​

One of my favourite PEOPLE, if not just designers, is South African Laduma Ngxokolo. Having watched his journey in business, design and excellence I continue to stand in awe of his work. So seeing him present yet another amazin...
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TEN YEARS in BUSINESS – Milestone ANNIVERSARY!

What a story! Ten years doing  business in Africa 9/9 2011 marked the beginning, the birthing, the building of Africa Fashion Guide.Why I recognise that my African fashion business hit a milestone yesterday and turned 10, I se...
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An Untold African Fashion Story

“You have to be lucky to find the right ones and then stick with them”.All month of August so far I have shared and discussed with those in the AFG community about sourcing in Africa. I want to help you to learn in...
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Finding Quality Manufacturers in Africa – AFRICAN BUSINESS

So the big question I get asked all the time is.. just HOW do you find quality African suppliers!In this business training I speak to you, the fashion business owner who is seeking to produce in Africa; the business owner who...
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Kenya, Mali and their USA agreements – AFRICAN TRADE BUSINESS INSIGHTS

I started this blog looking at African manufacturing and there is one major aspect to this topic that is often overlooked and that is polices. I shared this on a facebook live I did – see link HERE and will share here too...
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African Craft Subscription Box Business started in 12 weeks by Mother of Two | TESTIMONIAL

WOW can you believe it is August already! Eeek… time flies hey and opportunities are literally jumping our way. If you can just see it! Let me explain briefly … See below this photo…this is Comfort (one of the...
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“The best decision ever!” – FASHION AFRICA VOICES

“I quit my corporate job for African fashion” and “The best decision ever!” In this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series we look at the story of Toronto based Designer Catherine Addai of the print infused...
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How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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Can Footwear be Made in Africa? – Welcome to Nigeria!

“The next industrial revolution will be in Africa” says our guest in this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series. Artist and Entrepreneur Tunde Owolabi “Ethniks by Tunde” (www.ethnik.com.ng) I explored with ...
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How to Differentiate your African Fashion Brand from the Sea of Waxprint

THESE JUMPSUITS ARE FROM TWO DIFFERENT BRANDS. But can you tell which brand is which? Personally they are all gorgeous and the brands featured are from top African print and waxprint brands, but this is a classic example of the...
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AFRICAN FABRICS – THE OPPORTUNITY OF AFRICAN MADE TEXTILES

“Doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways.”This was something that my guest from this weeks youtube interview said and I think it’s extremely fitting for the work she is doing in Africa for its fashion and ...
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