Africa Fashion Guide
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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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Charity Nest, Collaborative Group, design label MAIYET and their African connection

In 2006, Rebecca Kousky founded Nest, an innovative social enterprise enabling talented women artisans in India, Guatemala, Togo, the Dominican Republic, and other developing countries, to build and/or maintain art or craft-ba...
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Malawi based Mayamiko and their Inspired Fundraising Fashion Show

MAYAMIKO Trust is a UK registered charity since 2008 which was developed by Mayamiko Chairperson, Paola Masperi and the Late Hon Minister Kate Kainja Kaluluma, who had been Minister for Education in Malawi and at the time was ...
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Philanthropy + Fashion = the Nakate Project

At Africa Fashion Guide we often come across similar projects in Africa who work with African artisans and local communities. Nakate is one such project but with a difference. Described by its founder, recent graduate, Shanley ...
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Zanaa….illuminating Africa

ZANAA, 
which
 means 
Illuminate
 the 
Source, 
is 
a 
luxury
 fashion
 brand
 showcasing 
the
 exquisite 
jewellery 
and
 accessories 
made
 in 
Africa.
 ZANAA derived from Sanaa in Swah...
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Volunteer with G-Lish and support their basket project

Co founded by Godwin Yidana and Gayle Pescud G-lish Foundation is an organisation in Ghana which focuses on 3 core areas – ‘Income Generation, Re-Generation, Next Generation.’ They produce baskets from recy...
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Invisible Children, MEND bags and the ‘Human Connection’

Invisible Children began in the spring of 2003 when 3 young film makers from Southern California travelled to Africa in search of a story. On their travels they learnt of the tragedy of child soldiers in Northern Uganda and wer...
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Japanese Brothers meet Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

One of the most inspiring and relevant catwalk trends of 2011 is the ethnic/tribal direction many brands have taken. Even at the recently held PURE tradeshow in London – trend forecast specialists held Africa as a major p...
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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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