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


 
 

 

The Gambia – An Unexpected Textile Hub – Country PROFILE

In December 2011, I visited the Gambia for the first time along with AFG Guest Contributor Donalea Scott of GetAPerspective blog. And I was highly open minded, very expectant and excited too. I profess to be having a growing lo...
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AAKS Designs – Ethically Made in Ghana Fashion Brand bringing a new AfroLuxe Appeal to Raffia

Having met Akosua at previous African fashion events in London I was intrigued by her brand and the product she was making in her home country Ghana. My natural love of the Gold Coast region drew me to learn more about her work...
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THE AFRICAN SHIRT COMPANY / Love Shirts, Love Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

I first visited The African Shirt Company on my trip to Nairobi where I hosted our Fashion Africa Seminar. I flew from Nairobi into Mombasa (after taking near to 10 planes already) and was so glad to be met by the lovely Kenyan...
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ANOTHER GIVEAWAY PRIZE! Win a copy of FASHION AFRICA BOOK by Jacqueline Shaw – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

We are in a #giveaway mood today! With our #fashionafricaconference just ONE DAY away we just had to give away a #prize copy of our founder @jacquelinembrown book #FashionAfrica. Thats right tomorrow is our upcoming Fashion Afr...
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Vivienne Westwood – New Aid or Positive work in Africa?

The Ethical Fashion Initiative, run by theĀ International Trade Centre(ITC), joined forces with the fashion world in 2008 and has been working to use fashion as a development tool ever since. But what is all this about? They sa...
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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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