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


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So why is GHANA a great place for production right now?

Lesson 1 – G IS FOR G-REAT VISIONWelcome again to our newsletter series on Ghana sourcing!This is week one and for three more weeks I will be sending to those on my email weekly to highlight the opportunity of Ghana to ...
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Your Sourcing Guide to Fashion Made in Nigeria – African Cotton

This week I uploaded a new youtube video with Nigerian fashion brand This Is Us Such an amazing home grown story with a couple who focused on locally sourced textiles and textile traditions. This story I shared in their interv...
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Romero Bryan Headline Designer at Congo Fashion Week this week!

We are excited to feature fellow British Jamaican designer Romero Bryan. From a young age London-born Romero Bryan aspired to become a world-renowned fashion designer and he began to hone his skills for design and creation at ...
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Upcycled African fashion on a Volcanic archipelago

Mia launched her ethical fashion label MIA By Mia Nisbet back in 2008 with the aim of sourcing and producing her up-cycled fashion lines in Africa. Mia creates edgy fashion garments that fuse recycled fabrics with traditional A...
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“Fashion Africa The Francophone Afri-Perspective” – Soiree Diesel X EDUN – Paris launch – EVENT REVIEW

Our French writer Chayet Chiénin continues our Francophone AfriPerspective series with her review of the Diesel X EDUN launch party (English speakers see the English translation below) See the first of the series on the AFRO-...
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News Just in! Made in Ghana MacBook covers in the APPLE store!

We recently featured Della on our site. (see our feature here) Della is a fashion line that employs women in Ghana to make ethically produced high-quality accessories. We are excited about their recent news where they will l...
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V&A FRIDAY LATE takes up residency at WANDERLUST, Paris

Last year we went to a packed event at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum called Afropolitans. We are excited to hear that it will happen this year in Paris! It was a well attended, well thought out and structured even...
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Vlisco Group launches Tailor Academy with a Fashion Initiative

On 10TH September 2014 Vlisco Group, ProLink Organisation and Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design Accra launched the Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana: an integrated tailoring education program for talented, underprivileged and m...
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MANGO Launches the 5th Edition of the Mango Fashion Award – COMPETITION

The brand officially opens the international fashion competition for young designers worldwide and we would love to see African designers being selected for this award. So read on and get your work in place to apply! MANGO, Spa...
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AFG hosts the Fashion talk at EcoSessions: Made in Africa (NYC) – JUNE 2nd

EcoSessions have two goals – one to build community and share stories within the design industry and the other to educate consumers through storytelling. For this event, the esteemed panelists will talk about the benefits...
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ÒKUN Beachwear POP-STORE LAUNCH ends August 31st – BOUTIQUE

From last Saturday the 16th of August ÒKUN Beachwear celebrated the official opening of their Summer Pop-up. They’ve taken residence in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials just in time for their spectacular Spotlight St...
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