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


 
 

 

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...
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Berg Publishers presents Africa

‘Africa’ is a single reference volume on dress and fashion in this region. The volume was originally part of the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, which explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dre...
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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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Swahili Fashion Week 2011 – Independence! – EVENT

Swahili Fashion week is a platform for designers – both fashion and accessory – from Swahili speaking countries to showcase their creativity, market their art and network with their clientele. This is all aimed at pro...
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African fabrics / Italian design – MAGO’ East Africa – Designer PROFILE

African fabrics and Italian design is the synthesis of MAGO’ East Africa a clothing line and brand created in Zanzibar in 2006. It was an idea in the mind of Margherita Marvasi’s who developed it in cooperation with a Tanza...
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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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Swahili Fashion Week – Celebrating 50years of Independence – EVENT

Swahili Fashion Week, now in its fourth year has been cited to be ”East And Central Africa’s annual largest and biggest fashion platform, now geared towards being the most sought out after and preferred platform i...
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Chichia at PURE and SNEAK PEAK of SS12 collection!

JUST IN! HOT NEWS!! Sneak Peak SS12 Chichia for Made by Africa. Beautiful, fun, colourful and seriously cool. London based Tanzanian designer Chichia, who recently won the Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Pure Award continues w...
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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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