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


 
 

 

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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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...
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...
by Jacqueline
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New KISUA for 8 collection on YOOX.com

The cross-continental design collaborations – a new global aesthetic fusing African textures and techniques with Italy’s timeless elegance has resulted in KISUA for 8’s retail on the world’s leading online site ...
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ABURY Design Experience – Contest For Accessory Designers

ABURY is the first fashion platform that brings together traditional, old world crafts with avant garde design to create a new luxury style that fosters intercultural exchange and preserves world crafts. “We work with peo...
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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...
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José Hendo & Eki Orleans reveal their latest AW Collection ‘IDENTITY’

In this collaboration, both designers contributed ideas incorporated into the printed fabrics. Questions were asked such as: “What makes us who we are?” “How do we show our personalities?” “How ...
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Fashion With A Purpose… Letreecha “sea swa”

Although protection and warmth may have been the purpose of the invention of clothes, we believe that in in addition to the obvious function of providing protection and warmth, clothing serve many other purposes and most of the...
by Jacqueline
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ALL THINGS ANKARA Fashion Week D.C

“First Ever Ankara Print Fashion Week” “Showcasing, Highlighting & Celebrating Ankara Print Fashion” “One of the Biggest African Fashion Events in D.C.” (Washington, DC)-All Things Ankara presents the 2nd Cycle ...
by Jacqueline
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