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


 
 

 

Aid by Trade Foundation of CMIA Supports Sewing Education in Tanzania

In the East African country of Tanzania, the non-profit Aid by Trade Foundation together with local partners has opened a new vocational education centre. In the Bariadi district it is the first training centre ever. The traini...
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African Fashion Manufacturing in Nigeria – From Lawyer to Factory Founder

Fashion Manufacturing in Africa was the driver of me starting my business in 2010. And why I have evolved my business to become your best resource for sourcing fashion production and textiles in Africa. In this weeks Fashion A...
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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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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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Making in Africa is a Decision AND a Commitment

Starting my business Africa Fashion Guide in 2010 began with a heart to see trade in Africa and to be a change-maker in Africa. And fashion for me was the vehicle. Fashion that is made in Africa. Consider this. If you too ...
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Building Audience in the Corona Pandemic without being Salesy!

Feeling sensitive towards selling or even using social media during this season? I totally get you! And this is why I shared some valuable tips with my facebook group this week and now with you my mailing list for this weeks ...
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Travel Ghana – Why Trade with Africa Brings Change in Africa

So tomorrow is that day ladies! Apparently Feb 29th is the day ladies can propose (I know old school thinking but humour the thought) But for now I want to explain the importance of TRADE with Africa for you as an African Fashi...
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AFRICA IS NOT A DUMPING GROUND! – the Secondhand Clothing Debate

I recently came across two press features that raised an important discussion around ethical fashion in Africa that I feel would be of interest for you. Firstly the BBC interview titled “Tackle fast fashion or ‘our...
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Want My African Supplier contact list? The Reason WHY I do NOT give this out

Firstly… let me talk fashion. Fashion is a very competitive industry and African fashion being a niche where a lot of people hang out makes it uber competitive. The competition can come across quite daunting but I want to...
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