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


 
 

 

Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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Your Sourcing Guide to Fashion Made in Nigeria – African Cotton

This week I uploaded a new youtube video with Nigerian fashion brand This Is Us Such an amazing home grown story with a couple who focused on locally sourced textiles and textile traditions. This story I shared in their interv...
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Today is World Water Day and Cotton made in Africa Saves About 63bn Litres! – INDUSTRY NEWS

In many parts of the world cotton is artificially irrigated. On global average, cotton uses more than 2,100 litres of water per kilogram.* Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) does it differently. CmiA is sustainable cotton from Afric...
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SHE SAID YES! Fashion’s true Champion! Katharine Hamnett joins us as a speaker at Fashion Africa Conference this May

To my fellow Afropreneurs Guess what? She said yes!!! What? Who? you say…let me explain. When I started my Fashion Design BA Hons degree in 1998 there were many influencers to my work and my design ethics. I loved all the...
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Experts See Cotton made in Africa as a Sustainable Basis for the Growing Textile Industry in Ethiopia

Cotton is the most widely used raw material for global textile production and the livelihood of millions of people in Africa. In East African Ethiopia, cotton is both farmed and manufactured into textiles for international trad...
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Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – The Director’s Report

Though Africa Day May 25th has just finished we are still in Africa Month and it seems fitting to give an update on the events from our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 edition. Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolution? Is ...
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