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


 
 

 

Garden of EDUN – unveiling the first Ad campaign for SS12

Described by Trendhunter magazine as a ‘Trade-Enabling Fashion” brand, Edun have been known to be have caused a little controversy with the their focus to encourage trade in Africa and support manufacturing in Afric...
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Sylvia Owori – Fresh New Bags from Uganda

Renowned Ugandan designer Sylvia Owori, who in 2011 was named ambassador for the USA based Alicia Keys founded charity Keep a Child Alive,  started her Sylvia Owori foundation in 2010. It is a non profit organisation which a...
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Source4Style 2.0 Takes Materials Sourcing To The Next Level

Source4Style, the first trends-driven global sourcing marketplace for the fashion and design industry recently launched the 2.0 version of their site. Since the launch of its pilot in October 2010, Source4Style has brought toge...
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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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African Ethical Designer – José Hendo Wins Radical Designer Award

Essex based designer José Hendo, whose studio is based in Tottenham North London, was awarded the Radical Designer Award after an extensive judging process at the Noble Suite, Novotel London Hotel, St. Pancras on the 29th Octo...
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Sylvia Owori – Recycled Denim Project

Sylvia Owori is one of today’s leading figures in East Africa’s Fashion, media, and modelling industries, famous for both her entrepreneurial skills as well as for her creative talent. Image – Sylvia Owori Her break i...
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Philanthropy + Fashion = the Nakate Project

At Africa Fashion Guide we often come across similar projects in Africa who work with African artisans and local communities. Nakate is one such project but with a difference. Described by its founder, recent graduate, Shanley ...
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Zanaa….illuminating Africa

ZANAA, 
which
 means 
Illuminate
 the 
Source, 
is 
a 
luxury
 fashion
 brand
 showcasing 
the
 exquisite 
jewellery 
and
 accessories 
made
 in 
Africa.
 ZANAA derived from Sanaa in Swah...
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‘Time to Talk’ – Textile Exchange Pre-conference Cotton Dialogues – EVENT

Liesl Truscott the Director of The Textile Exchange Farm Engagement featured as a panelist at the successful Africa Fashion Guide ‘Fashion Africa’ book launch event last Friday 9th September. She shared her knowledg...
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