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


 
 

 

Kenya, Mali and their USA agreements – AFRICAN TRADE BUSINESS INSIGHTS

I started this blog looking at African manufacturing and there is one major aspect to this topic that is often overlooked and that is polices. I shared this on a facebook live I did – see link HERE and will share here too...
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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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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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