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


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Indego Africa goes to AFWNY! Plus new tote bags

Indego Africais an initiative that provides opportunities for women in difficult circumstances so they provide their families’  with their basic needs, and to also gain skills that can enhance potential for the long-term ear...
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Africa Fashion Guide takes ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Seminar to Nairobi! MUST ATTEND EVENT

 Africa Fashion Guide to launch ‘FASHION AFRICA’ Conference in Kenya this October.   On September 9th 2012, Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turned one year old and has decided to host their anniversary event in Nai...
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Vlisco Benin Bravura

The interesting creativity portrayed by African local designers has given traditional fabrics a pace of elucidating the African culture, Vlisco an African multinational print company with 4 different brands Woodin, Hollandaise,...
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LISOF – South African Top Fashion School turns 20!

This year marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa`s leading fashion education institution, and so too the beginning of its Retail Academy division. The college has recently moved in to the vibrant suburb of Blairgowrie, and ...
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AFRICAN FASHION WEEK: LONDON 2013 – Visual Review PartONE – EVENT

A few weeks ago  I had the pleasure of attending African Fashion Week:  London, which this year was held in the Truman Brewery.  Stood there surrounded by so much talent and creativity made me even prouder to be of African d...
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Modahnik goes pretty in pink for SS13

Modahnik is a Chicago based womenswear brand founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene. Kahindo, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo founded Modahnik (an anagram of her first name and last initial). Modahnik is inspi...
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Brenda Nambi makes a splash at East African Fashion Extravaganza – DESIGNER PROFILE

Brenda Nambi is one of Uganda’s budding new designers and it is evident, she’s set for bigger things. At the recent East Africa Fashion Extravaganza held at the swanky Emin Pasha Hotel, Brenda displayed chic designs with ro...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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Stella Jean New Collection + Trunkshow with Moda Operandi + Showcasing with Georgio Armani!

Stella Jean is one of our favourite newcomers to the African fashion scene. She has only been around for a minute as a designer but began as model for Egon Von Furstenberg. With an interesting background being Italian and Ha...
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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK 2012 – Designer List In – EVENT

ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK ORGANISERS REVEAL AN UNPRECEDENTED 77 DESIGNERS FROM 6 CONTINENTS WILL PARTICIPATE – March 6-11 2012 Due to the phenomenal response to participate in the much anticipated, ARISE Magazine Fashio...
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Tanzanian and Nigerian Designers Showcased at British Council International Fashion Showcase

A few weeks ago we headed down to the Tanzanian embassy curated by Samson Soboye of the eponymous London store Soboye to check out the designers there before heading over to the Style House Files Woven Threads Nigerian designer...
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