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


 
 

 

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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Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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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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100% African! Once again Mantisworld sponsors the AFG Fashion Africa Conference Africa Cotton Campaign Tees!

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2016.Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having v...
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Fairly-traded Swiss Designs, Handmade in Kenya – Must be Savannah Chic – DESIGNER PROFILE

Savannah Chic is the creation of Kenyan mother and daugther, Charu and Shruti Patel. After graduating from Cambridge University, Shruti spent 8 years working for international aid agencies in developing countries, with governme...
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News Just in! Africa Fashion Day Berlin included in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2013. SAVE THE DATE Jan 15th!

We would like to inform you of the latest developments on Africa Fashion Day Berlin (AFDB). Preparations are fervently underway. As you can imagine there is and has been a lot going on behind the scenes. Well they are excited t...
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CHOOLIPS keeps out the breeze with new bright scarves

CHOOLIPS’ Designer Annegret Affolderbach is often referred to as a ‘fashion entrepreneur’ with an interesting background, great achievements and an inspiring vision. Annegret grew up in East Germany, but moved to ...
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Dressing up with Chichia London – AW13 Collection “PROJECT GAUNI: THE DRESS CONCEPT”

London-based label Chichia by Tanzaniain designer Christine Mhando has recently launched yet another amazing collection. We, just lastweek gave you a snippet of this AW13 collection which was on display at the British Council ...
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Fairtrade Fortnight, ASOS, Whistles and Central Saint Martins and MADE – building African connections

Made is a fashion accessories brand that we love. Not just because they create beautiful, hand-made product in their African workshop, but also because Made teaches new skills and provides sustainable opportunities for all our ...
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