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


 
 

 

How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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AFRICAN FABRICS – THE OPPORTUNITY OF AFRICAN MADE TEXTILES

“Doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways.”This was something that my guest from this weeks youtube interview said and I think it’s extremely fitting for the work she is doing in Africa for its fashion and ...
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Aid by Trade Foundation of CMIA Supports Sewing Education in Tanzania

In the East African country of Tanzania, the non-profit Aid by Trade Foundation together with local partners has opened a new vocational education centre. In the Bariadi district it is the first training centre ever. The traini...
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African Fashion Manufacturing in Nigeria – From Lawyer to Factory Founder

Fashion Manufacturing in Africa was the driver of me starting my business in 2010. And why I have evolved my business to become your best resource for sourcing fashion production and textiles in Africa. In this weeks Fashion A...
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Rebirth of Heritage – Textiles Made in Nigeria

So Fashion Made in Nigeria has seemed to almost erupt over the last few years and the gorgeous handmade textiles are being recognised more and more and this is what I want to briefly highlight. So lets dive in. ADIRE Now can I...
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Making in Africa is a Decision AND a Commitment

Starting my business Africa Fashion Guide in 2010 began with a heart to see trade in Africa and to be a change-maker in Africa. And fashion for me was the vehicle. Fashion that is made in Africa. Consider this. If you too ...
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Travel Ghana – Why Trade with Africa Brings Change in Africa

So tomorrow is that day ladies! Apparently Feb 29th is the day ladies can propose (I know old school thinking but humour the thought) But for now I want to explain the importance of TRADE with Africa for you as an African Fashi...
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Want My African Supplier contact list? The Reason WHY I do NOT give this out

Firstly… let me talk fashion. Fashion is a very competitive industry and African fashion being a niche where a lot of people hang out makes it uber competitive. The competition can come across quite daunting but I want to...
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That’s Right…The Fashion Gurus are Dead Wrong!

So many gurus say it is impossible to source textiles in Africa, that you cannot make quality fashion there, that its unreliable and people only want to rip you off. NOW with the influx of people travelling to Africa last year ...
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