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


 
 

 

Beyonce NO! Yes Please Bloomingdales! Why I am so divided.

BEYONCE V BLOOMINGDALES… I had to take this discussion on to my youtube channel to give a Fashion in Five series on the topic due to new news that added to my thoughts already about Beyonce and an Intellectual Property i...
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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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Diary of a Designer – Journey of A Made in Africa Fashion Brand – Victoria Henry

In less than a week I will be heading to Burkina Faso again but this time to take part in SICOT, the 1st edition of the International Cotton and Textile Fair (SICOT) an essential conference and platform to further boost cotton...
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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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WE HAVE A WINNER! – The African Social Enterprise Fund – Sustainable Fashion Award 2017

Recently we had to partner with Prospero World on their African Social Enterprise Fund (ASEF) flagship programme. The ASEF aims to support young African pioneers in the Arts and creative industries, to become socially minded en...
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Design From Africa – The International Trade Centre Ethical Fashion Initiative calls African Fashion Designers!

We are excited about this recent callout to African designers that came to our inbox and so we are happy to share it with you. Organised by the Ethical Fashion Initiative a segment of the International Trade Centre they are see...
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Ouaga Fashion Week 2013

Ouaga Fashion Week 2013 in collaboration with the African creative collective and Burkina Faso stylists, Af’Com (communication and event agency) presents the first edition of the Festival of fashion Ouaga Fashion Week from 26...
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Cotton Initiative Expands Activities in SouthEast Africa – CmiA Works with Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Initiative will begin working with around 30,000 smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe starting with the cotton harvest 2012/13. The objective here, as in the other six project countries, is to improv...
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Save Our Skills Burkina Faso – Cotton and Artisan Program ‘Stripcloth Splendours’ goes to Paris

For hundreds of years the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa have been highly skilled in the techniques of hand spinning, dyeing and weaving the cotton harvested from their fields. Today, less than 100 tons of naturally org...
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