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


 
 

 

AFIA Launches 2nd Sustainable Women’s Collection

We have posted about this award-winning sustainable before and continue to support their business ethics. AFIA is a women’s clothing line sourced and sewn in Ghana, West Africa. Set up by Meghan Sebold who  graduated from th...
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Choolips on the ‘Golden Coast’ for AW12/13

CHOOLIPS’ Designer Annegret Affolderbach is often referred to as a ‘fashion entrepreneur’ with an interesting background, great achievements and an inspiring vision. Annegret grew up in East Germany, but moved to London i...
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An Interview with Ghana’s Global Mamas – COOPERATIVE Profile

The United Nations have declared that 2012 is the Year of the Cooperative. This is especially important to myself due to my interest in international development work. Also, by now many people know I hold a soft spot for Africa...
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Live, Love, Loza! – SS12 collection – Designer PROFILE

Loza Maléombho is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York with women empowerment, social and economic trades in West Africa. Set up by Brazilian born Loza Maléombho, who is of Ivorian and Central African or...
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Mozambique Fashion Week – advertise in Batik

Starting with just 10 designers and 10 models, Mozambique Fashion Week (MFW), was created 7 years ago with the aim of showcasing the creativity and originality of Mozambican people. Today the event is much more than a week of f...
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Yorubatik textile journey to Africa

Yorubatik was recently on show at our AfricaFashionGuide book launch for ‘Fashion Africa’ on Friday 9th September. See Christina spotted her with Kwabena of Kayobi Clothing. yorubatik and Kayobi clothing Christina O...
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CHOOLIPS keeps out the breeze with new bright scarves

CHOOLIPS’ Designer Annegret Affolderbach is often referred to as a ‘fashion entrepreneur’ with an interesting background, great achievements and an inspiring vision. Annegret grew up in East Germany, but moved to ...
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Viva Vlisco – Pioneers of Wax Print

Vlisco is a textile company that since 1846 designs and produces printed fabrics that are a huge part of the West and Central African culture. Often known as ‘ankara’ or ‘wax print’ or ‘Wax Holland...
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Choolips – Designer PROFILE

CHOOLIPS’ Designer Annegret Affolderbach is often referred to as a ‘fashion entrepreneur’ with an interesting background, great achievements and an inspiring vision. Annegret grew up in East Germany, but moved to London i...
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