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


 
 

 

May I introduce Africa Fashion Guide to you?

Africa Fashion Guide is the brainchild of Jacqueline Shaw a professional fashion designer, a visionary and an eco-entrepreneur with a big heart for Africa, Fashion and International Development. Jacqueline conceived Africa Fash...
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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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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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Lalesso – Introduction to the Resort SS15 Collection

Lalesso is one of those jewels in fashion, a must see, a must find, a must have. As one of Africa’s Luxury fashion and lifestyle brands it speaks its own story by supporting an entirely transparent, sustainable, eco and e...
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Support the LULEA campaign for Luxury Leather in Africa

Lulea stands for LUxury LEather Africa and was founded in 2011 by premium leather accessories designer Edmond Chesneau. Chesneau began his career in Ireland as a designer under the tuition of a former master craftsman from inte...
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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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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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‘Discovered in Africa’ – New online shop by Vogue and YOOX

We have been watching what Franca Sozzani Editor of Vogue Italia has been up to recently. There have been many reports, articles interviews and videos of her travelling to various countries on the African continent (such as Nig...
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Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in Africa – FACTORY PROFILE

Anton Poplett is the Business Development Manager for Africa for Gelvenor Performance Fabrics in South Africa is a man with a big vision for Africa. He has a heart to make an impact on fabric supplies in Africa and to support A...
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