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


 
 

 

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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Fashion Africa Voices – Intimate Business Talks kickoff in London November 30th – BOOK NOW!

We do listen to our readers and followers and you’ve been asking us for a while now. So, in partnership with Prospero World Charitable Trust, Africa Fashion Guide will be launching the first of our mini talks on African f...
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QÄSA QÄSA – Designed to inspire the curious

QÄSA QÄSA stems from the amharic word to mean ‘inspire’, ‘awake’ and ‘motivate’ and takes inspiration from the incredible and diverse skills of artisans in East Africa. They source and...
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Up Close and Personal with EDUN New CEO – Julien Labat

Hearing the recent announcement that Julien Labat has moved from Carven to Edun, we were interested in hearing more about this and ask Julien to discuss his move to EDUN. We also gained more understanding of his view on the fu...
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Africa Fashion Guide announces African Cotton Campaign Tee Sponsors – Mantisworld!! – Available to Buy at Fashion Africa Conf. 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce our Tee Shirt sponsors for our Fashion Africa Conference 2015. Mantisworld and its Founder Prama Bhardwaj have been active supporters of our work as have we been huge fans of theirs. Having ...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK – East Africa’s Biggest Fashion Event returns Dec 5-7th

Swahili Fashion Week is THE biggest and largest annual fashion event in the whole of East and Central Africa providing platform for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their ta...
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CHiCHiA SS14 | REMINISCENCE – Recalling Time Forgotten

Bringing back a sense of fun into your closet, the CHiCHiA  Spring/ Summer 2014 mini collection  entitled ‘Reminiscence’ recalls a sometimes forgotten time; ones childhood. The collection focuses on the idea of b...
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Rehema Ethical Fashion Show – EVENT

We love an ethical fashion event especially one that is supporting projects in Africa. So we are celebrating this event where designers and brands once more come together to put on an annual ethical fashion show, with industry ...
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