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


In The Spotlight

Comments


 
 

 

GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK ANNOUNCES EVENT DATE, VENUE AND LAUNCH OF A NEW WEBSITE

Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) today announces event date, venue and launch of its new website. The three-day event will be the most innovative and the first of its kind to take place on the global fashion calendar in A...
by africafashionguide
4

 
 

Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora – EXHIBITION

Tartan: Its Journey through the African Diaspora is the first major project from The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) and tells the story of  how tartan travelled around the world and through its infl...
by africafashionguide
4

 

 

INFO – African Fashion and Textiles

Build up your quick points about Africa with our DID YOU KNOW comments below. Feel free to share yours and note the source of information too.
by Jacqueline
4

 
 

Blooming Upcycling – Recycled bags from Billboards

South African born, Nina Bloom is dedicated to creating extraordinary fashion from local recycled materials. Her products find compelling original uses for one of the largest components of global landfill, namely advertising an...
by africafashionguide
3

 

 

Featured Essay – Africa’s Counter-intuitive Comparative Advantage in Luxury Goods

We were inspired by this article submitted to a recent USAID/DEVEX.com competition. It was about one’s vision for Africa in 2025. The author of this essay is Chris Markl, President, Kourage Athletics who have previously ...
by Jacqueline
3

 
 

A Flash of African Brands Light up the Catwalk at NYFW

This season fashion week in New York has been one of glamour , freshness and newness but what we are loving is the influx of African made, inspired, influenced design as much as the African designers taking to the catwalk. See ...
by africafashionguide
3

 

Advertisement
 

SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
by africafashionguide
3

 

 

African Businesses as Finalists for Ethical Fashion Forum Source Awards

The SOURCE Awards are the Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion, recognising excellence in fashion and sustainability in 12 categories, from every part of the fashion industry supply chain and all over the world. As previousl...
by africafashionguide
3

 
 

Looking back, Looking forward – 2013 The Year of Fashion MADE in Africa

So we are coming to the end of 2012 and looking back we firstly go back to our Fashion Prediction article and it is interesting to see how this year has truly become Fashion’s Year of Africa. With our African Cotton Slog...
by africafashionguide
3

 

 

Mia by Mia Nisbet – Textile UPCYCLING for Africa – Designer PROFILE

Fusing recycled clothing with traditional Malawian textiles, MIA by Mia Nisbet is an ethical fashion brand like no other. There are funky upcycling brands and bold African collections but not many that bring the two together wh...
by africafashionguide
3

 
 

Moie Clothing & Accessories: Giving Them Something to Talk About

Monrovia City is the home of just over 1 million people. Living in such a small city does not allow for many things to stay a secret, and it seems people find it almost impossible to keep chatter to a minimum. Whether people ar...
by africafashionguide
3