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


 
 

 

THE AFRICAN SHIRT COMPANY / Love Shirts, Love Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

I first visited The African Shirt Company on my trip to Nairobi where I hosted our Fashion Africa Seminar. I flew from Nairobi into Mombasa (after taking near to 10 planes already) and was so glad to be met by the lovely Kenyan...
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African “beauty in the finest cloth” by Beshlie – Designer PROFILE

African fashion and textiles has been adopted by an ambitious young fashion designer who is working to improving the future of women across the world with her beautiful, ethical clothing and accessories. With a heritage that ...
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Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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Fashion Africa Voices – Intimate Business Talks kickoff in London November 30th – BOOK NOW!

We do listen to our readers and followers and you’ve been asking us for a while now. So, in partnership with Prospero World Charitable Trust, Africa Fashion Guide will be launching the first of our mini talks on African f...
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African fashion brand Chichia wins Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award!!

At Africa Fashion Guide we are VERY glad to hear Chichia London won an Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award! This fantastic African owned, designed and made label which collaborates with a factory in Tanzania to make pieces u...
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Sylvia Owori launches 2013 Vintage Collection

East Africa’s leading fashion designer and entrepreneur yet again launched her new vintage collection recently which had many wearable pieces in colourful African fabric. The new line was launched at the monthly fashion event...
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British Museum Presents ‘Social Fabric – African Textiles Today’ – Textiles from southern and eastern Africa

The making and trading of cloth have been vital elements in African culture for at least two millennia. Through cloth we can understand not only Africa’s history but also its engagement with other parts of the world. This exh...
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Fashion Africa – Business Analysis – Chichia London

The African fashion industry is at present enjoying a renaissance with all the brands involved vying for the attention and interest of the fashionable public. With some finding their niche, others are still experimenting to see...
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Chichia at PURE and SNEAK PEAK of SS12 collection!

JUST IN! HOT NEWS!! Sneak Peak SS12 Chichia for Made by Africa. Beautiful, fun, colourful and seriously cool. London based Tanzanian designer Chichia, who recently won the Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Pure Award continues w...
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