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


 
 

 

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 COTTON – HOW THIS CROP IS KEY TO YOUR AFRICAN FASHION BUSINESS

I had the joy of visiting a cotton farm in Burkina Faso west Africa two years ago and the year before I had the chance to offer training to small but mighty talented skilled fashion business during an event there. This January ...
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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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SHE SAID YES! Fashion’s true Champion! Katharine Hamnett joins us as a speaker at Fashion Africa Conference this May

To my fellow Afropreneurs Guess what? She said yes!!! What? Who? you say…let me explain. When I started my Fashion Design BA Hons degree in 1998 there were many influencers to my work and my design ethics. I loved all the...
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100% African! Once again Mantisworld sponsors the AFG Fashion Africa Conference Africa Cotton Campaign Tees!

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2016.Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having v...
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Time to Kickstart your UNIFORM – New Product Campaign by Liberty & Justice

UNIFORM, a premium clothing line by Liberty&Justice, launched in a 45-day Kickstarter campaign, on June 2nd.  Produced in Africa’s first fair trade factory, UNIFORM’s high-quality T-shirts will be distributed world...
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Africa Fashion Guide announces African Cotton Campaign Tee Sponsors – Mantisworld!! – Available to Buy at Fashion Africa Conf. 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2015. Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having ...
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New CmiA-Organic Standard Creates Market Access and Social Added Value for African Organic Cotton Farmers – Aid by Trade Foundation to Launch CmiA-Organic Cotton on the Market for the First Time

The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) is the largest cotton initiative in Africa and is committed to integrating cotton originating from Africa into the textile industry with increasing success. The foundation is now also dedicate...
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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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