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


 
 

 

How one Tweet connected me to a Hollywood Actress

Did I ever tell you the story of how Actress Rosario Dawson and her business partner spoke at one of my Fashion Africa Conferences I host annually in London? We initially connected on twitter – a platform where i have ove...
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Can Footwear be Made in Africa? – Welcome to Nigeria!

“The next industrial revolution will be in Africa” says our guest in this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series. Artist and Entrepreneur Tunde Owolabi “Ethniks by Tunde” (www.ethnik.com.ng) I explored with ...
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ethical Fashion Initiative founder Simone Cipriani and European Commission to speak at Fashion Africa Conference this May! REGISTER TODAY!

We are more than delighted to tell you that we have one of the key members of Africa’s fashion supply chain coming to London to speak at our Fashion Africa Conference in May. Simone Cipriani, who heads the Ethical Fashion...
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How I started my Fashion Made in Africa Clothing label and how YOU can too!

When I started Africa Fashion Guide I said to myself I can’t start this business and consult with people about sourcing and manufacturing in Africa if i have yet to do it myself. So I went out, and did it.  I designed...
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Lemlem – Handcrafted, Effortless, Modern and Luxury for the Summer

While Europe is experiencing an influx of summer heatwaves, for many countries on the continent like Ethiopia this is just normal. Either way Lemlem – a modern, handcrafted luxury brand by model Liya Kebede, has presented...
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Kushn: Leather Goods Company Supports More African Artisans with Ethiopian Cushions

Kushn designs reflect a dynamic, colourful and creative Africa that remains culturally rooted yet globally engaged. With a common interest in fashion and an African upbringing Kushn was created by Cape Town residers Greer Val...
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Trine Lindegaard Fuses Kente and Charity through Colab with Fine Cell Work – UK’s biggest prisons.

Trine Lindegaard has featured on AFG before for the unique use of Kente textiles. Trine spent some time in Ghana developing new Kente designs together with a local family run Kente weaving business. For the SS14 collection Tri...
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Ethiopian Mafi Brings The Last Resort Collection for 2014 – DESIGNER

We first met with Mahlet Afework, the founder and designer for Mafi, in Ethiopia during the Source Africa / Hub of Africa Fashion Week and have always been a fan of her brand, her ethos and eye for style. Mafi works exclusivel...
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Kenema Back in Town With the Interlude Collection for AW2013

Bright, bold and resilient, Kenema is an emerging label birthed from the cultures, landscapes and sounds of the Sierra Leonean city, transmitting a contemporary narrative of a versatile continent on the rise. Interlude is Kenem...
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