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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Tanzanian and Nigerian Designers Showcased at British Council International Fashion Showcase

A few weeks ago we headed down to the Tanzanian embassy curated by Samson Soboye of the eponymous London store Soboye to check out the designers there before heading over to the Style House Files Woven Threads Nigerian designer...
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Mikuti is launching a new collection of Bangles for 2013 – The Ceres Bangle

Designer and founder Erika Freund launched Mikuti in 2009, while she had been attending graduate school at New York University. At the time she was studying social work, but was very interested in economic development, so she t...
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