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


 
 

 

Ubuntu International Project back on the catwalk at LFW – Feb 2012

In September we attended the first Ubuntu International Project at London Fashion Week in London and were very impressed with what we saw and are very much looking forward to February for the second edition of this very importa...
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MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Awards coming soon!

Working with the prestigious Style House  Files MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week aims to be a premiere fashion event which will bring together media, industry, buyers and consumers to view the current collections of designers...
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UK Nigeria 100 – An Exciting New Business Initiative

Our friends over at Styled By Africa are pleased to announce a new partnership with UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the pioneering UK Nigeria 100 project which will partner 100 British SMEs...
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Adire, Fringing, and more…Maki Oh….the Making of a Master designer

I have a secret….ssshhhh….but Maki Oh is one of our favourite Nigerian designer brands. Ok it is out there now….but why do I say that? Well , the product can speak for itself aesthetically but also from a text...
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BUKKI – Recycling Denim the AfroPunk way

18 year old Bukki Ojo is and African born, London-based designer. Her self-titled label ‘BUKKI’ was formed with the intention to bring African fabrics to a new platform giving customers an almost afro meets vintage ...
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The Business Side of Fashion II- A Stakeholder’s Forum

We love events that promote the industry of fashion and hearing about this upcoming event in Nigeria all about the business of fashion just simply excited us! The event has been endorsed by the Fashion Designers Association of ...
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LFW debut for ‘Fashion Africa’ featured design company – Tiffany Amber

Exciting news as I hear the news that one of the design companies in my book ‘Fashion Africa’ will be making her London Fashion Week Debut.  Nigerian designer Folake Folarin-Coker will showcase her latest collectio...
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Upmarket South African Retailer Woolworths Pulls the Plug on Nigeria

Recently the South African retailer Woolworths pulled the plug on its Nigerian business, citing high rents and duties as well as the difficulties of marketing to consumers in Africa’s most populous country. Although the C...
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UK-Nigeria Creative Partnership – 3 day Programme this August – Apply Now!

An exciting project was released on Friday. See info below. The British Council and New World Nigeria are looking for innovative creative and digital practitioners working in the UK and/or Nigeria’s film/TV, fashion, music or...
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