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


 
 

 

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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theFAMILY – Rebuilding African Communities by Building African Businesses

End of 2019 in our membership club The F.A.Mily we had our weekly session (happens every Wednesday) I tasked everyone to send to me their plan for their business for he next 6 months. Can you believe Saturday marks the beginnin...
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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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Celebrating the diversity of female beauty through tops made in Africa.

LIBAYA is a soon to be launched online fashion brand, specialised in a variety of high quality women’s tops, born and made in Africa. The brand is currently producing in Accra, Ghana, where founder Nsimba Valene Lontanga has ...
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MAISON CHÂTEAU ROUGE & SAWA SHOES CAPSULE COLLECTION

We are asked by these two African designer brands: “Can you imagine a urban version of the traditional african mama outfit?” Maison Château Rouge and Sawa Shoes sampled indigo from Mali, they twisted african loinc...
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Fashion Africa Conference 2015 – The Director’s Report

Though Africa Day May 25th has just finished we are still in Africa Month and it seems fitting to give an update on the events from our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 edition. Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolution? Is ...
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Journey via Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya to Burundi – Sustainable Wearable Art –

We have been trying to present this awesome lady and her business to you for a while. What makes her special to us is not that she has been contributor to Africa Fashion Guide since we launched in 2011 but her amazing tenacity ...
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NORTH AFRICAN GAMES by Gold Coast Trading Company

We often like to feature the collections by Gold Coast Trading Company as they have such a strong brand image and hold strong to the story they tell too. This collection titled“North African Games / #Bootleg Merch,”  nicel...
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“Dakar city of birds” an experimental, curious and diverse AW15 collection by Selly Raby Kanw

We always love to see fresh new stuff coming from African designers. We believe these designers have something more to add and are making a stand for their space in the global fashion industry. And we feel that it is designers ...
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