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


 
 

 

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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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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Akabi Design – Designer PROFILE

AKABI DESIGN The name ‘Akabi’ is a Greek word derived from the word Agape and means Love. This is the foundation of what we do here at AKABI. The fashion label AKABI launched in Spring 2010 and was founded by Africa Fashion...
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Update:The 3rd Future Fabrics Expo will once again be hosted in London

Update about the next Future Fabrics Expo organized by The Sustainable Angle: the 3rdFuture Fabrics Expo will now take place in London towards the end of 2013 The CIFF Future Fabrics Fair and Conference, due to take place in Co...
by Jacqueline
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CHiCHiA Presents Its SS15 Collection – ‘Hadithi Hadithi’

CHiCHiA’s clothing is a blend of the two homes in which the designer, Christina Mhando, was born and raised – ” East Africa meets London”. The primary inspiration for this collection is derived from on...
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‘Fashion Africa’ the book – Available – BUY NOW!!

Launched in 2011, Jacqueline Shaw, Founder and Director of Africa Fashion Guide has released her book on African fashion entitled ‘Fashion Africa – a Visual Overview of Contemporary African Fashion’ with an aim to cele...
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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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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