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


 
 

 

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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Oxford Africa Conference Fashion Show 2015

In highlighting sub-Saharan African innovation, culture and people across borders, we are excited to announce that this year’s Oxford Africa Conference will be hosting its very first fashion show, to be exhibited during the g...
by Jacqueline
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B-Side by Walé presents their SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend`

For the 20th anniversary B-side by Walé presents SS15 collection ‘The Faded Weekend’ capturing the vibe of a hazy 48 hours from sunrise to sunset. The in-house design collective have used a contrast of colours to make up t...
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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...
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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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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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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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Vitra Design Museum: Making Africa A Continent Of Contemporary Design 14.03.-13.09.2015

From March 2015, a major exhibition by the Vitra Design Museum sheds new light on contemporary African design. Showcasing the work of over 120 artists and designers, »Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design« illu...
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GTBank Lagos Fashion And Design Week Presents “Meta 5” At International Fashion Showcase 2015

Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW), in collaboration with Nigerian Export Promotion Council, announces its participation at the annual International Fashion Showcase hosted at Brewery Street Car Park by British Council...
by Jacqueline
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