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


 
 

 

THE AFRICAN SHIRT COMPANY / Love Shirts, Love Africa – DESIGNER PROFILE

I first visited The African Shirt Company on my trip to Nairobi where I hosted our Fashion Africa Seminar. I flew from Nairobi into Mombasa (after taking near to 10 planes already) and was so glad to be met by the lovely Kenyan...
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African Businesses as Finalists for Ethical Fashion Forum Source Awards

The SOURCE Awards are the Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion, recognising excellence in fashion and sustainability in 12 categories, from every part of the fashion industry supply chain and all over the world. As previousl...
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SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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Africa – From Cotton to Factory to Retail – DISCUSSION

We love our external contributors here at Africa Fashion Guide as we always try to bring you a different voice to give different opinions from specialists in the field. For April, we were very privileged to have the Christian J...
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From France to Rwanda we present Petit Pagne – Company PROFILE

Considered as ‘Wearable Fairtrade’ Petit Pagne is a fashion company based in Rwanda, and what we love about the brand is that they infuse Western classics with African culture to create the ‘clean, elegant and vib...
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Uganda’s Xenson – Pushing Boundaries

We are very excited always to hear from our readers and followers of this websites and we are constantly contacted about projects, designers amd more happening in Africa and make an effort to do features on a variety of brands ...
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Ghana introduces ‘Della’ – Fashion with a Conscience

One out of every three people in Ghana lives below the poverty line. Los Angeles based designer Tina Tangalakis touched down in Ghana unaware of the changes that would occur. As a volunteer and teacher at the Happy Kids Orphana...
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Osei Duro embraces ‘Form and Content’ with their AW12 Collection

We are excited to hear more from this made in Africa brand who we featured previously (see here) and want to introduce you once more to them. OSEI-DURO, designed and produced in Ghana, West Africa is pleased to announce their ...
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Choolips celebrates its Golden Coast SS13 collection Diamond Petals

Choolips is a fresh youthful brand that is known for its production in Ghana West Africa. It is notable for how the designs redefine ancient textiles traditions introducing covetable luxuries of high quality craftsmanship back ...
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