Africa Fashion Guide
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Aid by Trade Foundation of CMIA Supports Sewing Education in Tanzania

In the East African country of Tanzania, the non-profit Aid by Trade Foundation together with local partners has opened a new vocational education centre. In the Bariadi district it is the first training centre ever. The traini...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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Travel Ghana – Why Trade with Africa Brings Change in Africa

So tomorrow is that day ladies! Apparently Feb 29th is the day ladies can propose (I know old school thinking but humour the thought) But for now I want to explain the importance of TRADE with Africa for you as an African Fashi...
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Why your Africa Fashion business is screwed!

I want to briefly share with you a topic that could literally be make or break for your business. or as I like to all it “Business Murder” – yes I know way over the top but the topic is a real and important on...
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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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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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ANOTHER GIVEAWAY PRIZE! Win a copy of FASHION AFRICA BOOK by Jacqueline Shaw – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

We are in a #giveaway mood today! With our #fashionafricaconference just ONE DAY away we just had to give away a #prize copy of our founder @jacquelinembrown book #FashionAfrica. Thats right tomorrow is our upcoming Fashion Afr...
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From Souks to Marrakech Flea Markets to the Atlas Mountains comes Ten&Co Shoes – ARTISANS

We love it when we come across interesting quirky pieces which also are made in Africa. Puts a smile to our faces. And thats what we did when we came across product by TEN & Co. Founded by designer Tory Noll who stumbled up...
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Osei-Duro “Made in Ghana” Clothing presents “Light on Dark” for AW13

We are always delighted to feature Osei-Duro on our website as we just love what they do. Representing “made in Ghana” sustainably and ethically made with consideration for labour rights and conditions and just maki...
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