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


 
 

 

TEN YEARS in BUSINESS – Milestone ANNIVERSARY!

What a story! Ten years doing  business in Africa 9/9 2011 marked the beginning, the birthing, the building of Africa Fashion Guide.Why I recognise that my African fashion business hit a milestone yesterday and turned 10, I se...
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How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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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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That’s Right…The Fashion Gurus are Dead Wrong!

So many gurus say it is impossible to source textiles in Africa, that you cannot make quality fashion there, that its unreliable and people only want to rip you off. NOW with the influx of people travelling to Africa last year ...
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How the death of my Jamaican Grandfather started my business in Africa

All this talk about new decade and I totally speak that too but when I look back at this time last decade it was a completely different story. I had just started my MA Ethical Fashion degree and was researching into African cot...
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Fashion Industry Expert Inspired by African Heritage Encourages Retailers to “Shift Your Supply!”

With the likes of global retailers H&M, Gap, PVH Group, Tesco, Calzedonia, ASOS and presenting made in Africa products as well as the likes of Urban Outfitters, Selfridges and Bloomingdales rolling out their collaborative c...
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SAVE THE DATE! Fashion Africa Voices London this October!

This October during Black History Month, we are bringing you our Fashion Africa Voices London edition. This particular Fashion Africa Voices London edition is a big one as we have tried for a while to grab the attentions of a...
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I Interviewed a Hollywood Actress whilst wearing my Onesie // Business Insights

Really?…Yes …. really 🙂 Now there are times I feel blessed and honoured to be in a business which connects me with an amazing line up of celebrities, industry leaders and influencers, but never ever have I interv...
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Have you seen it yet? Our Fashion Africa Conference highlight video – Out now!

Have you seen it yet? Missed out on attending? Don’t worry, we got you! Fashion Africa Conference and the Fashion Africa Trade Expo – 2017 edition video is out now! Watch here: https://vimeo.com/225898558 On May 25...
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