Africa Fashion Guide
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The Gambia – An Unexpected Textile Hub – Country PROFILE

In December 2011, I visited the Gambia for the first time along with AFG Guest Contributor Donalea Scott of GetAPerspective blog. And I was highly open minded, very expectant and excited too. I profess to be having a growing lo...
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Osei-Duro – Vancouver and LA to Accra – Designer PROFILE

OSEI-DURO was created by Maryanne Mathias, an independent designer and marketing teacher from Vancouver, Canada; and LA based costume stylist Molly Keogh as a one-time experiment of design and production in a completely unkn...
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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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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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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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Designer Katharine Hamnett – from Mali Cotton to CBE

Katharine Hamnett is one of the most notorious ‘Eco-designers’ from Great Britain and this week was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. In the UK  this is recognised as one o...
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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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‘Time to Talk’ – Textile Exchange Pre-conference Cotton Dialogues – EVENT

Liesl Truscott the Director of The Textile Exchange Farm Engagement featured as a panelist at the successful Africa Fashion Guide ‘Fashion Africa’ book launch event last Friday 9th September. She shared her knowledg...
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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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