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


 
 

 

Black Thread Runs Deep at this New Swedish Exhibition!

When Lotta from Just Africa mentioned about an upcoming exhibition to be held in Sweden that she would be involved in I couldn’t wait to hear more! The exhibition entitled Black Thread, along with the French Institute in ...
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So why is GHANA a great place for production right now?

Lesson 1 – G IS FOR G-REAT VISIONWelcome again to our newsletter series on Ghana sourcing!This is week one and for three more weeks I will be sending to those on my email weekly to highlight the opportunity of Ghana to ...
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Laduma does it again! – Maxhosa Africa showcased another amazing collection for NYFW​​

One of my favourite PEOPLE, if not just designers, is South African Laduma Ngxokolo. Having watched his journey in business, design and excellence I continue to stand in awe of his work. So seeing him present yet another amazin...
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TEN YEARS in BUSINESS – Milestone ANNIVERSARY!

What a story! Ten years doing  business in Africa 9/9 2011 marked the beginning, the birthing, the building of Africa Fashion Guide.Why I recognise that my African fashion business hit a milestone yesterday and turned 10, I se...
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An Untold African Fashion Story

“You have to be lucky to find the right ones and then stick with them”.All month of August so far I have shared and discussed with those in the AFG community about sourcing in Africa. I want to help you to learn in...
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Finding Quality Manufacturers in Africa – AFRICAN BUSINESS

So the big question I get asked all the time is.. just HOW do you find quality African suppliers!In this business training I speak to you, the fashion business owner who is seeking to produce in Africa; the business owner who...
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Kenya, Mali and their USA agreements – AFRICAN TRADE BUSINESS INSIGHTS

I started this blog looking at African manufacturing and there is one major aspect to this topic that is often overlooked and that is polices. I shared this on a facebook live I did – see link HERE and will share here too...
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African Craft Subscription Box Business started in 12 weeks by Mother of Two | TESTIMONIAL

WOW can you believe it is August already! Eeek… time flies hey and opportunities are literally jumping our way. If you can just see it! Let me explain briefly … See below this photo…this is Comfort (one of the...
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“The best decision ever!” – FASHION AFRICA VOICES

“I quit my corporate job for African fashion” and “The best decision ever!” In this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series we look at the story of Toronto based Designer Catherine Addai of the print infused...
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