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


 
 

 

Travel Ghana – Why Trade with Africa Brings Change in Africa

So tomorrow is that day ladies! Apparently Feb 29th is the day ladies can propose (I know old school thinking but humour the thought) But for now I want to explain the importance of TRADE with Africa for you as an African Fashi...
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AFRICA IS NOT A DUMPING GROUND! – the Secondhand Clothing Debate

I recently came across two press features that raised an important discussion around ethical fashion in Africa that I feel would be of interest for you. Firstly the BBC interview titled “Tackle fast fashion or ‘our...
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Want My African Supplier contact list? The Reason WHY I do NOT give this out

Firstly… let me talk fashion. Fashion is a very competitive industry and African fashion being a niche where a lot of people hang out makes it uber competitive. The competition can come across quite daunting but I want to...
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Brexit, UK-Africa Summit and African Fashion…What’s the Link?

The British people have spoken and a decision has been made by the U.K government and on Brexit. We will leave the EU (unofficially) today, 31st January 2020. Why am I telling you this? What does this have to do with your busin...
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theFAMILY – Rebuilding African Communities by Building African Businesses

End of 2019 in our membership club The F.A.Mily we had our weekly session (happens every Wednesday) I tasked everyone to send to me their plan for their business for he next 6 months. Can you believe Saturday marks the beginnin...
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SUPPORT | SYSTEMS | STRUCTURE…Which do you lack or need more of?

Can I be honest with you? I never PLANNED to be a business coach advisor strategist accountability partner sourcing agent trainer or public speaker. All of these things just HAPPENED organically because I stepped out. And it’...
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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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That’s Right…The Fashion Gurus are Dead Wrong!

So many gurus say it is impossible to source textiles in Africa, that you cannot make quality fashion there, that its unreliable and people only want to rip you off. NOW with the influx of people travelling to Africa last year ...
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How the death of my Jamaican Grandfather started my business in Africa

All this talk about new decade and I totally speak that too but when I look back at this time last decade it was a completely different story. I had just started my MA Ethical Fashion degree and was researching into African cot...
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