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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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Diary of a Designer – Journey of A Made in Africa Fashion Brand – Victoria Henry

In less than a week I will be heading to Burkina Faso again but this time to take part in SICOT, the 1st edition of the International Cotton and Textile Fair (SICOT) an essential conference and platform to further boost cotton...
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HOW TO SOURCE YOUR AFRICAN SUPPLIER – 5 DAY FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

“Is it TRUE that fashion can be made in Africa?” “Is it possible to SOURCE textiles in Africa?” “Is it really possible to manufacturer fashion goods in Africa?” “Are there ANY reliable ...
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SAVE THE DATE! Fashion Africa Voices London this October!

This October during Black History Month, we are bringing you our Fashion Africa Voices London edition. This particular Fashion Africa Voices London edition is a big one as we have tried for a while to grab the attentions of a...
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Style in Lagos – An Introduction

We love to feature writers researchers and bloggers on our site and to have them contributing their fashion experience in Africa. It is a pleasure to have researcher and Style Anthropologist Carmen Hogg of Carmenpolitan blog t...
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Source Ethiopia…BUT Africa doesn’t have a textile industry! RIGHT??

Misconceptions 2.0… I am starting a mini email series on sourcing opportunities in Ethiopia over July but first wanted to share this with you. Do make sure to sign up for the email subscription to receive the 4 week serie...
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What Happens in Kenya STAYS in Kenya! Watch Video Highlights from our Sourcing Trip to Kenya

We are back from Kenya!! And seriously … those who missed out missed OUT! This immersive fashion business mission trips are focused on connecting the fashion business world with the producers and artisans in Africa, to bu...
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YOUR African Fashion Business Coach – Here to help you WIN!

IS THIS YOU???.   You’re a fashion business owner. You desire to expand your African sourcing strategy and don’t know how to make it happen. You feel overwhelmed with where to produce in Africa and not knowing whom...
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SISTER SISTER!! Made in Malawi brand Mayamiko Introduces The “Alongosi” Collection

Featuring ethically sourced, bright textiles from the African continent, as well as deli- cate sorbet shades of luxurious GOTS certified organic cotton from Uganda, cut and sewn in Malawi, meet the newest guilt-free collection ...
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Made in Africa Luxury Loungewear that Aims to Change the World in Your Sleep

On April 26th fashion brand Walls of Benin went live with a campaign to launch African production for the companies line of Ethical Luxury loungewear made in Kenya. Walls of Benin will be the first brand exporting luxury lounge...
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Dutch Wax in Art – a BOLD new take

Every now and then we are introduced to work that sits just outside of our remit to promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textile industry, but due to the link of this artists work with what is recognised ...
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