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


 
 

 

Oliberté Manufactures the World’s First Fair Trade Certified™ Footwear

Fair Trade USA certifies Oliberté factory in Ethiopia Oliberté, maker of sustainably produced leather shoes and bags handmade in Africa, is the first footwear manufacturing facility in the world to be Fair Trade Certified™ ...
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Invisible Children, MEND bags and the ‘Human Connection’

Invisible Children began in the spring of 2003 when 3 young film makers from Southern California travelled to Africa in search of a story. On their travels they learnt of the tragedy of child soldiers in Northern Uganda and wer...
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INdependence, DEvelopment, GOvernance – Indego Africa

Founded in 2007 by Matt Mitro, a former practicing attorney for Akin Gump LLP in Washington D.C., Indego Africa is a non-profit groundbreaking social enterprise that uses Fair Trade principles to help women in Africa become eco...
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Kenyan Masai Shukas inspire ASOS Africa’s latest Collection – AW13/14

Everyone put your hands up if you have purchased a piece of ASOS Africa? Not yet I hear you say…well shame on you! Can you believe that their eighth ASOS Africa collection launched just last week! This fantastic concept b...
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Time to Kickstart your UNIFORM – New Product Campaign by Liberty & Justice

UNIFORM, a premium clothing line by Liberty&Justice, launched in a 45-day Kickstarter campaign, on June 2nd.  Produced in Africa’s first fair trade factory, UNIFORM’s high-quality T-shirts will be distributed world...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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