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


 
 

 

Sandstorm Bags – Taking Kenya by Storm! Company PROFILE

Kenya’s premier manufacturer of luxury handmade bags, safari style luggage and accessories, Sandstorm Kenya, are made just outside Nairobi. to the same specification as the luxury safari tents that made their name. They now h...
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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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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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Large Scale Manufacturing in Africa – An Interview with Mantisworld

At Africa Fashion Guide our focus is to highlight and promote the full supply chain of Africa’s fashion and textiles industry. We see this as a solution to development issues and increasing employment and economies in man...
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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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African fashion brand Chichia wins Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award!!

At Africa Fashion Guide we are VERY glad to hear Chichia London won an Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award! This fantastic African owned, designed and made label which collaborates with a factory in Tanzania to make pieces u...
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‘Dear Diary’ – Textile Exchange Visit a Tanzanian Cotton Farm – AFRICAN COTTON CAMPAIGN

We are still continuing our African Cotton Campaign and so will continue to highlight projects, factories, clothing and initiatives that use African grown and sewn cotton. During the month of May our friend at Textile Exchange...
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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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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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