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


 
 

 

Doreen Mashika Fuses Fashion with Technology with iPad / iPhone Kanga Cases

Doreen Mashika is just one of those brands that makes a statement so effortlessly. Always bringing newness from the island of Zanzibar to the greater market and for that the designer behind the brand has a great following. I en...
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Introducing Heart 365 Emporium: Uhuru’s Wings: Freedom to Fly

The beauty and craft of the Maasai culture is one that is loved and celebrated not only by East Africans. We have recently seen many designers both local and international draw inspiration from this.  Beadwork practiced by the...
by Jacqueline
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Top 5 Frontier Markets in Africa: Investment Opportunities Increase in Emerging African Economies

For those wanting to set  up business in Africa it is important to understand the economics of the continent as a whole and per country too before you venture in. Its about doing your due diligence. Strong economic growth, you...
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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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Sneak Peek – Chichia London is having “Second Thoughts” of their SS13 collection

Chichia London is one of our Africa Fashion Guide favourite ethical and made in Africa brands so we are always interested to see any upcoming collections by the team. Started in 2007 by Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando, this...
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Mikuti – Socially Conscious Jewelry – Company PROFILE

Mikuti, a socially active company that creates unique pieces of jewelry, as well as an income for people living in the Meru District of Tanzania.  Inspired by the beauty of the Swahili Coast and the magnificent landscapes of E...
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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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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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Pooja Jeshang gets all Loved up with Delilah – DESIGNER INTERVIEW

Pooja Jeshang brand Saffron is a brand that uses a colourful palette of prints and an interesting use of cutlines. Her recent collection “…with love, Delilah”, is described by Pooja as being a collection R...
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