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


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AFRICA RISING! SOURCE AFRICA TRADE EVENT 10 & 11 June 2015

Leading retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, business associations and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, Washington DC end April, 2015 at a reception featuring a status update on the ...
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BUKKI – Recycling Denim the AfroPunk way

18 year old Bukki Ojo is and African born, London-based designer. Her self-titled label ‘BUKKI’ was formed with the intention to bring African fabrics to a new platform giving customers an almost afro meets vintage ...
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R’ashion – Recycled Fashion in Zambia – Project PROFILE

I initially came across Taryn Hipwell through a social networking site and loved her project from the beginning as it has brought environmental issues of waste reduction in Africa and fashion together in one place as well as ed...
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FINAL DAYS! WELCOME TO THE AFRO-POLIS POP-UP BOUTIQUE – PARIS

The AFRO-POLIS Pop-Up Experience welcomes everyone to the AFRO-POLIS Pop-Up Boutique for one week only from Monday 30 October until Tuesday 8 October 2013. Introducing you to a new way of feeling and experiencing, the modern ...
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The SIXTH SWAHILI FASHION WEEK, East and Central Africa’s Largest Fashion event coming soon!

The SIXTH SWAHILI FASHION WEEK, East and Central Africa’s Largest Fashion event and Awards is exactly 127 DAYS away. Also will be SWAHILI FASHION WEEK AWARDS 2013 as East & Central Africa’s First Fashion ...
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Eki Orleans AW14 collection goes all Rhythmic

Showcasing her elegant floaty designs, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans has created a beautiful AW14 collection that highlights the best feature in all women—their inner goddess. Fashion Africa book featured designer  Eki Orleans presen...
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Germaine’s Bags – Recycling for Rwanda – DESIGNER PROFILE

Twenty-two year old Germaine Dusenge is a Rwandan who loves her country. At first glance, she appears quite shy, yet, within minutes of our first meeting, as we set about to speak about her work, she begins to exude confidence....
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Cotton Made In Africa (CmiA) Establishes Sustainable Cotton Production in Uganda

Over 5,000 Smallholder Farmers from Uganda Are Now Benefiting from Cotton made in Africa (Hamburg/Kampala, 05.02.2015). Approximately 5,400 smallholder farmers from Uganda are now benefiting from the Aid by Trade Foundation (Ab...
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Cynthia Tabe – EVENT SPEAKER – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

On September 8th 2016, Africa Fashion Guide hosts our 5th year anniversary Fashion Africa Conference event in London and we are extremely pleased to announce our cohort of professional industry speakers and encourage you not to...
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iROCK Tribes of Africa Celebrates African Fashion and New Generation in Style

The first fundraiser event organised by UK-based social enterprise iROCK! UK, Tribes of Africa, brought together 9 designers from the Continent, entertainment from Spirit of Africa dancers and iROCK mentees and 200 guests in th...
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Africa Fashion Roundtable talk at the House of Lords

On Thursday 8th December after a very interesting research and resting break to The beautiful Gambia, (see our feature) I attended the House of Lords for a Roundtable discussion on Africa Fashion and Textiles. We recently were ...
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