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


 
 

 

Introducing Heart 365 Emporium: Uhuru’s Wings: Freedom to Fly

The beauty and craft of the Maasai culture is one that is loved and celebrated not only by East Africans. We have recently seen many designers both local and international draw inspiration from this.  Beadwork practiced by the...
by Jacqueline
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GHANA FASHION & DESIGN WEEK ANNOUNCES EVENT DATE, VENUE AND LAUNCH OF A NEW WEBSITE

Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) today announces event date, venue and launch of its new website. The three-day event will be the most innovative and the first of its kind to take place on the global fashion calendar in A...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Oliberté

This is the second in our feature pieces on business of Fashion in Africa. I have chosen Oliberté, not just because they are another brand that features in my coffee table book Fashion Africa but most importantly they are one ...
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Lets talk ‘Eco-Africa’ at the London Southbank – AFRICA UTOPIA – EVENT

Next Friday 20th July our very own founder, Jacqueline Shaw – eco-entrepreneur, Author and Director of our social enterprise Africa Fashion Guide along side Editor of BBC Africa Solomon Mugera, Jonathan Bhalla from the Af...
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Brenda Nambi makes a splash at East African Fashion Extravaganza – DESIGNER PROFILE

Brenda Nambi is one of Uganda’s budding new designers and it is evident, she’s set for bigger things. At the recent East Africa Fashion Extravaganza held at the swanky Emin Pasha Hotel, Brenda displayed chic designs with ro...
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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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Vivienne Westwood – New Aid or Positive work in Africa?

The Ethical Fashion Initiative, run by the International Trade Centre(ITC), joined forces with the fashion world in 2008 and has been working to use fashion as a development tool ever since. But what is all this about? They sa...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – EDUN

We recently looked at EDUN in regards to their gorgeous new marketing campaign featuring beautiful butterflies from the African continent. EDUN is a brand with a great African success story and personally one of our favourite...
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Mahlet Afework : Ethiopian Luxury Designer Showcases at Africa Fashion Week in New York

Ethiopian fashion brand Mafi presents a streetwise, sassy collection of urban sportswear and ready to wear garments for every woman to learn and love on Thursday, July 12th at Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY) . AFWNY, a...
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