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


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Why leaving my last Designer job was the best decision I made!

Firstly … I have a NEW MEDIA FEATURE  that I want to share with you but firstly I want to explain why when I left my last Designer J-O-B it was the best decision I could have made. Why? Because I hated fashion? NO Becaus...
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THE 3 BIG GAINS WHEN YOU START A FASHION BIZ IN AFRICA

2019 is totally delivering for me! How about you? This is why I am TOTALLY excited. I have been following one of my 2016 students who joined us on our Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips in 2017 to Ghana and she is totally rocking ...
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Source Fashion made in Africa – Your Sunday update – #SourceAfrica

Africa’s fashion and textile industry is moving crazy fast these days. And Africa Fashion Guide is THE go to platform to keep you updated on the industry insights. So you can expect a major change from today, delivered t...
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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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Diary of a Designer – Journey of A Made in Africa Fashion Brand – Victoria Henry

In less than a week I will be heading to Burkina Faso again but this time to take part in SICOT, the 1st edition of the International Cotton and Textile Fair (SICOT) an essential conference and platform to further boost cotton...
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HOW TO SOURCE YOUR AFRICAN SUPPLIER – 5 DAY FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

“Is it TRUE that fashion can be made in Africa?” “Is it possible to SOURCE textiles in Africa?” “Is it really possible to manufacturer fashion goods in Africa?” “Are there ANY reliable ...
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SAVE THE DATE! Fashion Africa Voices London this October!

This October during Black History Month, we are bringing you our Fashion Africa Voices London edition. This particular Fashion Africa Voices London edition is a big one as we have tried for a while to grab the attentions of a...
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Style in Lagos – An Introduction

We love to feature writers researchers and bloggers on our site and to have them contributing their fashion experience in Africa. It is a pleasure to have researcher and Style Anthropologist Carmen Hogg of Carmenpolitan blog t...
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Source Ethiopia…BUT Africa doesn’t have a textile industry! RIGHT??

Misconceptions 2.0… I am starting a mini email series on sourcing opportunities in Ethiopia over July but first wanted to share this with you. Do make sure to sign up for the email subscription to receive the 4 week serie...
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What Happens in Kenya STAYS in Kenya! Watch Video Highlights from our Sourcing Trip to Kenya

We are back from Kenya!! And seriously … those who missed out missed OUT! This immersive fashion business mission trips are focused on connecting the fashion business world with the producers and artisans in Africa, to bu...
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YOUR African Fashion Business Coach – Here to help you WIN!

IS THIS YOU???.   You’re a fashion business owner. You desire to expand your African sourcing strategy and don’t know how to make it happen. You feel overwhelmed with where to produce in Africa and not knowing whom...
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