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


 
 

 

“Cotton is the ink” of Fashion Made in Mali – DESIGNER INTERVIEW

I would love to know though, ​​​have you ever considered MALI in West Africa as a location for fashion? Do you actually know of any AFRICAN FABRICS made in Mali?I am sure if I said to you Bogolan, or Bogolanfini or even ...
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VIRGIL ABLOH DISCUSSES EQUALISING CREATIVE EXPRESSION in NEW INTERVIEW FOR ETHICAL FASHION PODCAST

“An Instagram Post Is As Much Of An Artwork As a 300-look Fashion Collection. My Thesis [on] Architecture Is Just as Valid as a New Nike Shoe” The Ethical Fashion Initiative will launch the second series of its podcas...
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EFI Accelerator For African Designers 21-22 – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The EFI Accelerator Programme is back, and they are now taking applications until 31st of March. With the support of European Union, the Ethical Fashion Initiative aspires to propel creative entrepreneurs forward, providing the...
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THREE KENYAN DESIGNERS SELECTED TO JOIN PRESTIGIOUS ETHICAL FASHION INITIATIVE’S ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

Geneva, 2nd February 2021: The Ethical Fashion Initiative – a joint venture of the UN and WTO’s International Trade Centre, has selected three Kenyan designers to participate in the second Ethical Fashion Initiative Acc...
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Lidl Backs Cotton made in Africa

The Cotton made in Africa initiative (CmiA) is now able to significantly boost sales of sustainable cotton from Africa thanks to its partner Lidl, which is primarily working with CmiA to achieve its goal of using 100 percent su...
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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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AFRICAN FABRICS – THE OPPORTUNITY OF AFRICAN MADE TEXTILES

“Doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways.”This was something that my guest from this weeks youtube interview said and I think it’s extremely fitting for the work she is doing in Africa for its fashion and ...
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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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Your Sourcing Guide to Fashion Made in Nigeria – African Cotton

This week I uploaded a new youtube video with Nigerian fashion brand This Is Us Such an amazing home grown story with a couple who focused on locally sourced textiles and textile traditions. This story I shared in their interv...
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