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


 
 

 

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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7 TOP Fashion Business Opportunities you can Start in Africa today!

Friday’s with you these days helping you to get planning and to catch up on your end of year plans on building your African fashion business ideas and that’s why today’s FASHION BUSINESS FRIDAY will be foun...
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FIVE Myths you have been Sold about Starting an African Fashion business

Can I set your mind free right now? If so please read on. I am going to share with you that there are many things that you do NOT need in order to be “ready” to build your fashion business made in Africa. These a...
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Why your Africa Fashion business is screwed!

I want to briefly share with you a topic that could literally be make or break for your business. or as I like to all it “Business Murder” – yes I know way over the top but the topic is a real and important on...
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Meghan sells out Made in Malawi – British Royalty shows the world to Shop Africa

So I will keep this blog post short with just two words…. MM …aka Meghan Markle aka.. the DUCHESS shows the world to Shop Africa! Our (yes…OUR…I am a Brit so now allowed to adopt our famous American bo...
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E-commerce for Africa? A profitable Fashion Made in Africa (FMIA) business model.

A general African fashion topic that I just did a Fashion in Five Facebook Live session on my facebook page is about African Fashion retail. PLUS this is one of the panel discussions at our Fashion Africa Conference 2019 editi...
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Fashion Industry Expert Inspired by African Heritage Encourages Retailers to “Shift Your Supply!”

With the likes of global retailers H&M, Gap, PVH Group, Tesco, Calzedonia, ASOS and presenting made in Africa products as well as the likes of Urban Outfitters, Selfridges and Bloomingdales rolling out their collaborative c...
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