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


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Fashionably ‘Made in Africa’

FashionABLE is a non-profit brand who’s mission is to create a sustainable business in Africa that involves women becoming a vital part of the developing economy. This business is the making of striking, fashionable scarves o...
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Couture de Burundi – Country PROFILE

Fashion in Burundi is ‘Off the hook’! Did I say that? I most certainly did. In my almost three years of living with and among Burundians, and now as a Burundian myself, I can safely say that Burundians are very fashionable ...
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Africa Fashion Guide goes to the House of Lords in London

On November 23rd Africa Fashion Guide Director and Founder Jacqueline Shaw was invited by MADE-BY to attend an all party parliamentary group session. This event was the APPG for Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion at the Hous...
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Black Thread Runs Deep at this New Swedish Exhibition!

When Lotta from Just Africa mentioned about an upcoming exhibition to be held in Sweden that she would be involved in I couldn’t wait to hear more! The exhibition entitled Black Thread, along with the French Institute in ...
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Fashion Weekend Gambia 2013 raises awareness for Child Sex Tourism

Fashion Weekend Gambia is spearheaded by a conglomerate of women within the field of fashion and arts, who wish to create a platform that aspires to bring young designers and creative artists together to showcase creativity wi...
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Luck is in for Anna – Anna Luks catwalk EVENT

La Geneve North Events is an event management organisation that hosts various fashion events as well as product launches for private clients and members of the public They will be  presenting their LGN Events Summer Catwalk P...
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African fabrics / Italian design – MAGO’ East Africa – Designer PROFILE

African fabrics and Italian design is the synthesis of MAGO’ East Africa a clothing line and brand created in Zanzibar in 2006. It was an idea in the mind of Margherita Marvasi’s who developed it in cooperation with a Tanza...
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ethical Fashion Initiative founder Simone Cipriani and European Commission to speak at Fashion Africa Conference this May! REGISTER TODAY!

We are more than delighted to tell you that we have one of the key members of Africa’s fashion supply chain coming to London to speak at our Fashion Africa Conference in May. Simone Cipriani, who heads the Ethical Fashion...
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Big brands moving into East Africa – opening stores

If this is not a sign that the heartbeat of Africa is pumping hard then i dont know what is. The growing market of people with incomes and interests in fashion is proving as an opportunity for fashion brands to enter this marke...
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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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‘AFRICA CALLING’ Launches this September Curated by Kathy Shenoy (Shake the Dust) & Liezel Strauss (Subject Matter Art) for Southbank Centre’s Africa Utopia festival. 12-14 September 2014

‘AFRICA CALLING’ curated by Kathy Shenoy (Shake the Dust) & Liezel Strauss (Subject Matter Art) presents to the UK, the best of contemporary African design; from interiors to fashion accessories, opening up mar...
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