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


 
 

 

Can Footwear be Made in Africa? – Welcome to Nigeria!

“The next industrial revolution will be in Africa” says our guest in this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series. Artist and Entrepreneur Tunde Owolabi “Ethniks by Tunde” (www.ethnik.com.ng) I explored with ...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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May 5th Deadline! – ABURY Design Experience – using design to inspire change

The third edition of the ABURY Design Experience sends the winner to Ethiopia to preserve world crafts and culture through design After Ecuador (’15) and Morocco (’16) the winner of the ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) 2017 w...
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How I started my Fashion Made in Africa Clothing label and how YOU can too!

When I started Africa Fashion Guide I said to myself I can’t start this business and consult with people about sourcing and manufacturing in Africa if i have yet to do it myself. So I went out, and did it.  I designed...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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QÄSA QÄSA – Designed to inspire the curious

QÄSA QÄSA stems from the amharic word to mean ‘inspire’, ‘awake’ and ‘motivate’ and takes inspiration from the incredible and diverse skills of artisans in East Africa. They source and...
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