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


 
 

 

Actress Rosario Dawson and Luxury Fashion Expert Abrima Erwiah of Studio189 and Fashion Rising explain how they use Fashion for Social Change

Having met with Abrima Erwiah (A) over dinner in a restaurant in Accra, Ghana during the launch of Ghana Fashion Week 2012 where AFG were media support and ethical fashion support, it was quite encouraging to hear this year abo...
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Journey via Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya to Burundi – Sustainable Wearable Art –

We have been trying to present this awesome lady and her business to you for a while. What makes her special to us is not that she has been contributor to Africa Fashion Guide since we launched in 2011 but her amazing tenacity ...
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Mikuti – Socially Conscious Jewelry – Company PROFILE

Mikuti, a socially active company that creates unique pieces of jewelry, as well as an income for people living in the Meru District of Tanzania.  Inspired by the beauty of the Swahili Coast and the magnificent landscapes of E...
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Fairly-traded Swiss Designs, Handmade in Kenya – Must be Savannah Chic – DESIGNER PROFILE

Savannah Chic is the creation of Kenyan mother and daugther, Charu and Shruti Patel. After graduating from Cambridge University, Shruti spent 8 years working for international aid agencies in developing countries, with governme...
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Florie’s AFRICAN Sand Jewellery

Few of us would believe that the intricate and delicate “Plastic Gold” jewellery, created by Saharawi refugees who live in a remote corner of the Algerian desert, is made from recycled plastic bottles using only hot sand, a...
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Fairtrade Fortnight, ASOS, Whistles and Central Saint Martins and MADE – building African connections

Made is a fashion accessories brand that we love. Not just because they create beautiful, hand-made product in their African workshop, but also because Made teaches new skills and provides sustainable opportunities for all our ...
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