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


 
 

 

Introducing Heart 365 Emporium: Uhuru’s Wings: Freedom to Fly

The beauty and craft of the Maasai culture is one that is loved and celebrated not only by East Africans. We have recently seen many designers both local and international draw inspiration from this.  Beadwork practiced by the...
by Jacqueline
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INFO – African Fashion and Textiles

Build up your quick points about Africa with our DID YOU KNOW comments below. Feel free to share yours and note the source of information too.
by Jacqueline
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Featured Essay – Africa’s Counter-intuitive Comparative Advantage in Luxury Goods

We were inspired by this article submitted to a recent USAID/DEVEX.com competition. It was about one’s vision for Africa in 2025. The author of this essay is Chris Markl, President, Kourage Athletics who have previously ...
by Jacqueline
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An Interview with Ghana’s Global Mamas – COOPERATIVE Profile

The United Nations have declared that 2012 is the Year of the Cooperative. This is especially important to myself due to my interest in international development work. Also, by now many people know I hold a soft spot for Africa...
by Jacqueline
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ASOS AFRICA Goes Bright Bold and Printastic for their SS13 Collection

Fashion online boutique ASOS have launched their new ASOS Africa SS13 collection. Taking inspiration from East Africa, the 19 piece collection offers bright, bold and striking prints. The combination of green and yellow to...
by Jacqueline
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The Inaugural South African Menswear Week A Great Success

South African Menswear Week is the first dedicated men’s fashion platform in Africa. Focussed solely on menswear designers and accessories, SAMW showcases the leading menswear designers twice annually. The first week is took...
by Jacqueline
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Mayamiko Designed Presents Their Latest Collection ”Natural Lux”

The Mayamiko Designed Collection is created in an ethical production unit in Lilongwe, Malawi which trains and employs disadvantaged women and men of all ages and backgrounds as well as tailors and local artisans. Mayamiko work...
by Jacqueline
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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...
by Jacqueline
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