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


 
 

 

News in! Victoria Secret, Burkina Faso and Fairtrade cotton – Child Labour Allegations

Some of you my have heard about this already about  recent article published by Bloomberg alleging that Victoria’s Secret has used Fairtrade and organic cotton from farms in Burkina Faso that use children to work on picking...
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EFI Accelerator For African Designers 21-22 – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The EFI Accelerator Programme is back, and they are now taking applications until 31st of March. With the support of European Union, the Ethical Fashion Initiative aspires to propel creative entrepreneurs forward, providing the...
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Sarah and her African fashion ‘paradise’

On the Africa Fashion Guide team we have a Research Contributor who also is a designer too. We love her work and wanted to show you all how beautiful her work is. Sarah Moa Gilbert tells us her story and you can hear just why w...
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FIMA 2011 a tribute to the Black Diaspora – EVENT

We are all very passionate about this beautiful international event, FIMA, which features cultural events: Fashion, Music, Arts to celebrate creation, its fundamentals and developments. Despite that Alphadi’s workshops in the...
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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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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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SIAO 2012 OFFERS ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN HANDCRAFTS BUYERS, ARTISANS, DEVOTEES

The opportunities to see amazing African crafts at West Africa’s largest handcrafts event are almost endless. Want to see upscale contemporary collections from top African designers? You’ll certainly find them. Want to se...
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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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