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


 
 

 

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 tookÂ...
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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Sancho’s Dress ‘Scarves & Sustainability’ Kickstarter

Sancho’s Dress is an ethical, organic and fair-trade clothing store based in Exeter, Devon. From the beginning, their focus has been on the promotion of alternative, ecological lifestyles, and the vibrancy of Africa. They h...
by Jacqueline
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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...
by Jacqueline
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African Fashion Week DC (19-21 March 2015)

Washington, DC — Mark your calendar and save the date for the first ever-African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC) happening March 19-21, 2015. The main event leads with an action packed schedule; accompanied by shows featuring African...
by Jacqueline
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KAMPALA FASHION WEEK 2015

The KFW Team in association with LDJ Productions (NYC) and Silk events (KLA), are excited for the 2nd annual Kampala Fashion Week. KFW continues it’s message of creating, inspiring and motivating the virtues of artistry f...
by Jacqueline
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A Morris-inspired Photographic Exhibition By YINKA SHONIBARE

The Gallery’s first major commission: a Morris-inspired photographic exhibition by Turner Prize nominee Yinka Shonibare MBE. The British Nigerian artist has recreated The William Morris Family Album with Waltham Forest r...
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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Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana Fashion Designers showcase at the Holiday Pop Up in Accra, 13th-15th December, 2014

The Ethical Fashion Initiative Ghana (EFIG) Holiday Pop Up is a display of fashion created by the newest generation of Ghanaian designers poised to generate exports as part of the growing African fashion industry.The EFIG aims ...
by Jacqueline
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