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


 
 

 

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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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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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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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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AFRICAN COTTON – HOW THIS CROP IS KEY TO YOUR AFRICAN FASHION BUSINESS

I had the joy of visiting a cotton farm in Burkina Faso west Africa two years ago and the year before I had the chance to offer training to small but mighty talented skilled fashion business during an event there. This January ...
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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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Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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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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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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