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


 
 

 

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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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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6 Reasons Why “Travel Africa” in 2020 is KEY to Grow Your Fashion Business

Right now it’s the final Sunday of 2019 and we enter a new decade and I have new emails for my newsletter list on this series of Source Sundays focused on sourcing textiles, country insights and more video interviews. But...
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E-commerce for Africa? A profitable Fashion Made in Africa (FMIA) business model.

A general African fashion topic that I just did a Fashion in Five Facebook Live session on my facebook page is about African Fashion retail. PLUS this is one of the panel discussions at our Fashion Africa Conference 2019 editi...
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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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Made in Africa Luxury Loungewear that Aims to Change the World in Your Sleep

On April 26th fashion brand Walls of Benin went live with a campaign to launch African production for the companies line of Ethical Luxury loungewear made in Kenya. Walls of Benin will be the first brand exporting luxury lounge...
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Your six-week guide to why you should source Fashion Made in Kenya // MANUFACTURING

Week 1 – K IS FOR K-ENYA   The two major questions I get asked repeatedly as an African Fashion Business Coach are:     And so this is why I have created a six-part newsletter just for you. FIRSTLY a big w...
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Africa is NOT wax-print and Wax-print is NOT Africa! The Stella McCartney debate

Being champions for African Fashion here at Africa Fashion Guide, an enterprise who promotes what is African made and encourages fashion brands to source fashion made in Africa but a recent video on Facebook posted by a young l...
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Join our Africa “road trip” and #GOF.A.S.T WITH US! Ready, set GO!

Tempted? How does this sound? Waking up to a cup of one of the world’s best coffee producers before walking through one of several UNESCO world heritage sites and natural preserves, to the sound of church bells in one of...
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