City/Area Group | AFRICA


City/Area Group | AFRICA

This is a group created in order to foster community spirit and development within those interested in furthering the ethical fashion movement and who realize, and are, harnessing the potential we all know Africa indeed has!

Location: "I have no problem with whatever the next big look is. Just don't try and tell me that only one look is beautiful". Alek Wek
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Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2015

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Comment by S.k.murali on May 21, 2013 at 8:45

Hi ,

I wood like to join in your group,,

Comment by Emma Scullion on February 25, 2013 at 9:23

Hi guys,

I wonder if anyone here has experience of importing to the UK from east Africa? If you do would you mind 5 mins for a chat and a few words of advice or can any one reccommend a logistics company to talk to? 

Many thanks


Comment by Jasmin Moallim on July 26, 2012 at 8:50

hello proud african community. Iam back in the forum. X J

Comment by Athena Bentila - MuMu organic on April 1, 2012 at 7:42
Comment by Mary Malyon on January 6, 2012 at 15:26

If anyone needs any help with copywriting...

I'm a freelance journalist and copywriter who lived in East Africa for two years, so African fashion and textiles are close to my heart.

Credits include: The GuardianThe Big IssueWanderlustThe Natural Parent

I taught English as a foreign language in Sicily and Tanzania and enjoy helping non-English speakers create fluent English content.

I also speak Italian and am keen to work with Italian ethical fashionistas looking to break into the English-speaking market.

I can provide:

- SEO web content.
- Features tailored to specific print or online media.
- Proof-reading.
- Press Releases
- Company Bio (this is one of my favourites as I love a good story)
- Blog posts
- Social Media management: twitter posts, Facebook and Google+ Updates.

I'd love to hear from you, if you need help with a writing project:

Go to to read more of my work.

Click here to find out more about my writing background.

Comment by Mary Malyon on January 6, 2012 at 15:20

Just posted on clothing production in Malawi mentioning Mayamiko, Fashion by Mia and more. Love to hear what you all think!

Comment by Mary Malyon on November 24, 2011 at 21:06

Hi Jacqueline.. I Tried to vote but it's closed - I hope it went well? 

Good luck with everything, I really enjoy reading the AfricaFashionGuide posts, definitely recommended reading. :) 

Comment by jacqueline on October 5, 2011 at 11:08

My new social enterprise AfricaFashionGuide has been nominated for a (Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television and Arts) BEFFTA award for BEST BLOG OF THE YEAR!!


We started this March and are recognised for making a new move in the full supply chain of African fashion and textiles. Check us out and we hope you appreciate the difference our blog presents


ABOVE all please VOTE for us as many times as possible and SPREAD THE WORD!!

Links below


big thanks!

jacqueline shaw

Founder AfricaFashionGuide

Comment by Imogen Butler on August 18, 2011 at 9:14

Hi Ella,

There is a project in Zanzibar that do batiking and get some great colours but I'm not sure if their dyes are natural or organic, might be worth asking though -the email contact online for them is 

Will keep my out for anything else, 

Good luck,


Comment by elinor soccorsi on August 17, 2011 at 19:37

Hi all,

I am looking for suppliers and info regarding natural dyes or organic dyes that for small scale production in West Africa. I need all types of colours and am especially interested in strong tones... without creating a hazard to the health of the people who are working with them.

Has anyone worked with artisans or organizations who have found safer alternatives in Africa?

thanks, all tips appreciated!



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