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


 
 

 

Philanthropy + Fashion = the Nakate Project

At Africa Fashion Guide we often come across similar projects in Africa who work with African artisans and local communities. Nakate is one such project but with a difference. Described by its founder, recent graduate, Shanley ...
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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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Hot news! EDUN x Zanzibar Collaboration: Handcrafted in Tanzania

Doreen Mashika, who was born and raised in Tanzania, studied & worked in Switzerland and is now part of a growing homeward bound African diaspora. While in Switzerland, she began a career in the  financial industry, 
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Sweets for my Sweet and Sugar for my Honey…Introducing Joansu “Eye Candy” S/S2013 Collectionr

Having met Adjoa, who is Joansu’s founder, at Arise magazine’s editor Helen Jennings book launch a few years back, I have followed this brand with interest. Beautiful, original pieces, and at times simple pieces in ...
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Pichulik’s Woven Jewellery Ropes In Success With The Newly Released AW/13 Collection

The creative force & designer behind the extraordinary jewellery line Pichulik releases her new AW/13 collection. Katherine- Mary Pichulik from Cape Town South Africa founded the accessory brand in 2012, which is known f...
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