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


 
 

 

Getting up Close with…Mayamiko – Fashion Africa Conference Speaker

In the lead up to our annual event Fashion Africa Conference 2015 we wanted to introduce you to a selection of our panellists who will be speaking at our conference. They all have an interesting relationship with the continen...
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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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Getting up close with…Responsify Africa – Fashion Africa Conference Speakers

In the lead up to our annual event Fashion Africa Conference 2015 we wanted to introduce you to a selection of our panellists who will be speaking at our conference. They all have an interesting story to tell and an amazing r...
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The Passion of PANAH – Making Luxury Fashion in Kenya – FACTORY

Having met Panah Co-Founder Evgeniya Khromina in New York some years back before her vision was established I am now able to say I am truly honoured to have met her. Firstly I am grateful for her supporting AFG at our Fash...
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MAYAMIKO DESIGNED LAUNCHES NEW WOMEN’S COLLECTION AND ONLINE BOUTIQUE

Mayamiko Designed has launched its  full ‘New Season’ clothing range for on-trend, fashion conscious women.  The collection, which includes striking dresses and coordinating separates, is made from traditional ‘chitenje...
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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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Kenya’s Running Brand Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Kenya has produced some of the greatest distance runners in the world. Since 2011, Kourage Athletics has harnessed this storied tradition by creating running apparel for athletes worldwide. Kourage is now turning to the crowd...
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An Insight into Ethiopian Garment Industry

Walsall Regional Coordinator for Labour Behind the Labour, Leandra Gebrakedan, has written about her knowledge of the Ethiopian garment industry and given us the permission to republish on such an interesting growing fashion s...
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Fashion’s Next Stop for H&M…Ethiopia…All Aboard!

Swedish clothing retailer H&M wants to set up shop in Ethiopia, since production costs there are cheaper than in the Far East. Other clothing manufacturers are hesitating. Could Ethiopia become the next Bangladesh? Ethiopia...
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