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


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It is our 2ND Birthday!

2 years ago today we launched AFG and my first book in London at the Africa Centre. It has been an amazing 2 years with seminars in London, Nairobi, Canada and New York, we have presented our African Cotton Campaign at Vauxhall...
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Lets talk ‘Eco-Africa’ at the London Southbank – AFRICA UTOPIA – EVENT

Next Friday 20th July our very own founder, Jacqueline Shaw – eco-entrepreneur, Author and Director of our social enterprise Africa Fashion Guide along side Editor of BBC Africa Solomon Mugera, Jonathan Bhalla from the Af...
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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...
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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...
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Vivacious VLISCO presents their Funky Grooves Collection – TEXTILES

The Funky Grooves collection draws from Vlisco’s proud history, inspired by global urban culture and couture craftsmanship. It’s a collection of contrasts, with edgy street wear influences reinterpreted through a lens of pu...
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Osei Duro embraces ‘Form and Content’ with their AW12 Collection

We are excited to hear more from this made in Africa brand who we featured previously (see here) and want to introduce you once more to them. OSEI-DURO, designed and produced in Ghana, West Africa is pleased to announce their ...
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Fashion Africa – Brand Analysis: What Does your Website say about you?

Hello people! Welcome to our usual meeting spot where we discuss fashion brands from the ‘black’ continent. You can also read our other Fashion Africa – Business Analysis reports such as designer Sika, designer...
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O’eclat designs: Statement accessories guaranteed to brighten any outfit

O’eclat Designs is a Nigerian accessories brand founded by Gbemmy Johnson as a result of a passion and ongoing love affair with African prints and leathers. Influenced by the rich cultures and colours of Africa, O’e...
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Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town date and theme announced

With 18 shows over four days, from fashion to cars, and venues to add an extra dimension of global relevance, innovation and lifestyles; themed “icons”, the mother city is set to strike a pose when the Mercedes Benz Fashion...
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OXOSI – The ‘Artisans Club’ Begins Summer 2012 – E-boutique – RETAIL

BASE Official proudly introduces OXOSI.COM OXOSI is an artisans club and a creative distribution channel for original pan-African fashion brands that directly benefit the African continent and a proud contributor to the wo...
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African Textile Patterns – BOOK

African Textile Patterns by Catherine Carpenter Price £16.99 Paperback with CD 128pp ISBN: 9781408130728 This stunning collection of African textile prints has been carefully selected from a range of traditional and contempor...
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