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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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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ethical Fashion Initiative founder Simone Cipriani and European Commission to speak at Fashion Africa Conference this May! REGISTER TODAY!

We are more than delighted to tell you that we have one of the key members of Africa’s fashion supply chain coming to London to speak at our Fashion Africa Conference in May. Simone Cipriani, who heads the Ethical Fashion...
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Looking back in order to move forward – Celebrating the Artisan – SS16 collection Studio One Eighty Nine

The third collection from Studio One Eighty Nine just has to have a mention. The amazing duo – Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah’s launched this official collection during New York Fashion Week in September and celebrate...
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Design From Africa – The International Trade Centre Ethical Fashion Initiative calls African Fashion Designers!

We are excited about this recent callout to African designers that came to our inbox and so we are happy to share it with you. Organised by the Ethical Fashion Initiative a segment of the International Trade Centre they are see...
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Diesel X EDUN London Launch – “We were ‘ere”

After Paris came London and fair enough not on the same level but we had an amazing time and felt a great job was had by all. The fashion collaboration Diesel and Edun, kicked off its London launch with a stylish Afrocentric ...
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“Fashion Africa The Francophone Afri-Perspective” – Soiree Diesel X EDUN – Paris launch – EVENT REVIEW

Our French writer Chayet Chiénin continues our Francophone AfriPerspective series with her review of the Diesel X EDUN launch party (English speakers see the English translation below) See the first of the series on the AFRO-...
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Diesel X Edun “Born in Africa” – African Cotton collection in stores Feb 27th!

Diesel and Edun announce the launch of their colab collection “Born in Africa”. The DIESEL+EDUN collaboration will engage a global audience with the passion of its founders to raise awareness of the creative opportu...
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The Art of Weaving in West Africa, an Endangered Tradition

At Africa Fashion Guide we recently invited our AFG Consultant Kibamba Nimon to write a guest feature about an area that not only she is passionate about but one that myself, Jacqueline Shaw is obsessed about when it comes to A...
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COTTON: GLOBAL THREADS – A Major New Exhibition in Manchester, UK – EVENT

COTTON: GLOBAL THREADS is a new exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery which aims to give more of a social rather than an historical overview of the story of cotton and its industry within the global textile industry with a so...
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