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


 
 

 

Made’s Inaugural Leather Collection X House of Fraser

Made was started in 2005 with 5 employees and now employs over 100 full time employees in their very own Made workshop, located in Nairobi, Kenya, that is continually expanding to accommodate their growing team. We recently fea...
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G-Lish – Bags Galore!

We previously featured G-Lish and their work in Ghana here . Co founded by Godwin Yidana and Gayle Pescud G-lish Foundation is an organisation in Ghana which focuses on 3 core areas – ’Income Generation, Re-Genera...
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An Interview with Ghana’s Global Mamas – COOPERATIVE Profile

The United Nations have declared that 2012 is the Year of the Cooperative. This is especially important to myself due to my interest in international development work. Also, by now many people know I hold a soft spot for Africa...
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Africa + Fashion + Love – turning waste into Fashion – Project PROFILE

was founded in June 2010, by designer Ryan Clements traveled to Nakuru, Kenya. Whist there he met people living in extreme poverty on a visit to the Gioto Garbage Slum, most of them being single mothers with children. It became...
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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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The Township® Story – COMPANY PROFILE

What began as a conversation with women in the townships around Cape Town has become a unique social enterprise in the fashion industry. In 1987 Nicole-Marie Iresch, an Algerian-born executive with Air France, traveled from Par...
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Osei-Duro – Vancouver and LA to Accra – Designer PROFILE

OSEI-DURO was created by Maryanne Mathias, an independent designer and marketing teacher from Vancouver, Canada; and LA based costume stylist Molly Keogh as a one-time experiment of design and production in a completely unkn...
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Ethik-All PR & Fee Uhssi present FAIRETAIL and Bolo’no Mali

FAIRETAIL is a new concept show, aiming to highlight upcoming creative & innovative talents in ethical fashion, arts, music and businesses. After a successful first edition in July 2011 at Open the Gate in East London, Fair...
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Africa’s Change makers: The Global Bag Project

Let us introduce you to the Global Bag Project; a Kenyan based brand producing re-usable, sustainable, fashionable and a good cause to boot. The bags are re-usable thanks to the traditional Khanga cloth it is produced with. Kh...
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