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


 
 

 

Building Audience in the Corona Pandemic without being Salesy!

Feeling sensitive towards selling or even using social media during this season? I totally get you! And this is why I shared some valuable tips with my facebook group this week and now with you my mailing list for this weeks ...
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AFRICA IS NOT A DUMPING GROUND! – the Secondhand Clothing Debate

I recently came across two press features that raised an important discussion around ethical fashion in Africa that I feel would be of interest for you. Firstly the BBC interview titled “Tackle fast fashion or ‘our...
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SUPPORT | SYSTEMS | STRUCTURE…Which do you lack or need more of?

Can I be honest with you? I never PLANNED to be a business coach advisor strategist accountability partner sourcing agent trainer or public speaker. All of these things just HAPPENED organically because I stepped out. And it’...
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Diary of a Designer – Journey of A Made in Africa Fashion Brand – Victoria Henry

In less than a week I will be heading to Burkina Faso again but this time to take part in SICOT, the 1st edition of the International Cotton and Textile Fair (SICOT) an essential conference and platform to further boost cotton...
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HOW TO SOURCE YOUR AFRICAN SUPPLIER – 5 DAY FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

“Is it TRUE that fashion can be made in Africa?” “Is it possible to SOURCE textiles in Africa?” “Is it really possible to manufacturer fashion goods in Africa?” “Are there ANY reliable ...
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What Happens in Kenya STAYS in Kenya! Watch Video Highlights from our Sourcing Trip to Kenya

We are back from Kenya!! And seriously … those who missed out missed OUT! This immersive fashion business mission trips are focused on connecting the fashion business world with the producers and artisans in Africa, to bu...
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FASHION UGANDA NOW: PHOTO SERIES: TOGETHERNESS

TogetherNess – The idea was to connect with Ugandan creatives and highlight the beauty of the country’s creative industry. We believe in: Buy Ugandan, build Uganda! BY BEATRACE ANGUT OOLA. Originally featured on Fashion A...
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Upcycled African fashion on a Volcanic archipelago

Mia launched her ethical fashion label MIA By Mia Nisbet back in 2008 with the aim of sourcing and producing her up-cycled fashion lines in Africa. Mia creates edgy fashion garments that fuse recycled fabrics with traditional A...
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It’s back for 2018! Our African Road Trip #GoFastWithUs!

Ready, Set. Go! Hi, My name is Jacqueline Shaw the Director of Africa Fashion Guide. Admittedly this is one of the most exciting projects that I am proud to bring to you – our Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips (F.A.S.T.)! We ...
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