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


 
 

 

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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How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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Textile Exchange report highlights concerns with recent increase in adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton in Africa

Firstly why is this a discussion? Because the demand for organic and preferred cotton is growing; ensuring support for non-GM sustainable alternatives will give farmers a choice and protect their ability to have market access. ...
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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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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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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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Source Fashion made in Africa – Your Sunday update – #SourceAfrica

Africa’s fashion and textile industry is moving crazy fast these days. And Africa Fashion Guide is THE go to platform to keep you updated on the industry insights. So you can expect a major change from today, delivered t...
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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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