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


 
 

 

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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PUMA Launches 2012 African Football Kits At Design Museum, London

Last night PUMA revealed the 2012 technical football kits for PUMA’s ten partnered African National football teams. The designs were commissioned from a selection of leading ten Creative African Network (CAN) artists fro...
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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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Hessnatur, Miguel Adrover and Humanity in Fashion AWARD

Some people design and produce a fashion line and afterwards start asking themselves – ‘How can I produce all this beautiful, edgy stuff in an eco and ethical way?’. Others start a clothing company purely with the aim to ...
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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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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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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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Berg Publishers presents Africa

‘Africa’ is a single reference volume on dress and fashion in this region. The volume was originally part of the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, which explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dre...
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Fairtrade International Counters Allegations in Bloomberg article on Burkina Faso cotton

Just before Christmas we mentioned this incident when it first came out (see link here) and since then have been reading various articles from bloggers, Africa fashion related and ethical fashion related and many opinions and t...
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