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


 
 

 

SPEAKER LIST ANNOUNCED! Fashion Africa Conference 2016 -“The African Market” Sept 8th – Registration Open Now!

SPEAKER LIST ANNOUNCED!  Fashion Africa Conference 2016 -“The African Market” Sept 8th – Registration Open Now!   As the international fashion industry ponders the ongoing questions – Is the African marketplac...
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SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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Featured Essay – Africa’s Counter-intuitive Comparative Advantage in Luxury Goods

We were inspired by this article submitted to a recent USAID/DEVEX.com competition. It was about one’s vision for Africa in 2025. The author of this essay is Chris Markl, President, Kourage Athletics who have previously ...
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Happy New Year from AFG and our 2014 African Fashion Prediction

A new year has come and African fashion does not seem to be stopping. We have seen a lot of new makers and shakers erupting on the scene as well as the seasoned African fashionistas developing their business strategies. There h...
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A Burkinabe Cotton Story – A Successful Week of the Organic & Fairtrade Cotton Coalition

The 1st SICOT (Salon International du Coton et du Textile) was a great success and an important step forward towards a major expansion of organic and Fairtrade cotton production from Burkina Faso and West Africa as well as loca...
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AGOA FORUM 2012: Expiration of Third Country Fabric Exemption Threatens Gains

AGOA is due to remain in force until 2015. However, one of its concessions, the third country fabric provision, a key driver of the apparel sector’s success, expires at the end of September 2012. Thousands of African apparel ...
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Koforidua, Ghana to get a garment factory! – MANUFACTURING

We heard some interesting news recently on SpyGhana that we just had to share with you. We are totally excited about manufacturing units opening up on the continent and thought you would be too. The Eastern Regional Branch of t...
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Up Close and Personal with EDUN New CEO – Julien Labat

Hearing the recent announcement that Julien Labat has moved from Carven to Edun, we were interested in hearing more about this and ask Julien to discuss his move to EDUN. We also gained more understanding of his view on the fu...
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Africa – From Cotton to Factory to Retail – DISCUSSION

We love our external contributors here at Africa Fashion Guide as we always try to bring you a different voice to give different opinions from specialists in the field. For April, we were very privileged to have the Christian J...
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