Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable fashion is an ecosystem of fostering change to fashion products and the fashion system towards greater ecological integrity and social justice.

Sustainable fashion concerns more than just addressing fashion textiles or products. It compromises addressing the whole system of fashion. This means dealing with interdependent social, cultural, ecological and financial systems.

Quazi Design: Sustainable Jewelry Production in Swaziland
Quazi Design: Sustainable Jewelry Production in Swaziland

Quazi Design is a sustainable jeweler, homeware and deco manufacturer based in Swaziland. The brand…

Studio One Eighty Nine: Promoting Sustainable and Ethical Fashion in Ghana
Studio One Eighty Nine: Promoting Sustainable and Ethical Fashion in Ghana

Studio One Eighty Nine is a fashion lifestyle brand and social enterprise that Rosario Dawson…

SoleRebels: Ethiopia’s Handcrafted Eco Shoes
SoleRebels: Ethiopia’s Handcrafted Eco Shoes

SoleRebels is an international footwear company that is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Indeed, the…

Osei Duro: Creating Sustainable Fashion in Ghana
Osei Duro: Creating Sustainable Fashion in Ghana

The fashion industry in Ghana is very rich in traditional styles of making fabric despite…

Suave Kenya: Renewing the Look of Used Denim
Suave Kenya: Renewing the Look of Used Denim

Suave Kenya is renowned in Kenya for its fancy Denim backpack blended with Kitenge fabric.…

Sekbi Bogolan: The Pan African Brand Using Ethical Ways to Promote Friendly Eco-Systems
Sekbi Bogolan: The Pan African Brand Using Ethical Ways to Promote Friendly Eco-Systems

The African fashion industry has embraced the sustainability approach to creating long-term value by taking…

MAYAMIKO: THE SUSTAINABLE BRAND EMPOWERING WOMEN IN MALAWI
MAYAMIKO: The Sustainable Brand Empowering Women in Malawi

The shift to fast fashion has overtaken our ability to adapt to a sustainable model.…

Bush Princess: Promoting Environmental Sustainability and Empowering of Women
Bush Princess: Promoting Environmental Sustainability and Empowering of Women

Bush Princess is a handbag company that marries the elegance of European fashion with the…

Diarrablu: Promoting Sustainable Fashion Using Lyocell Fabric
Diarrablu: Promoting Sustainable Fashion Using Lyocell Fabric

Senegalese fashion designer Diarra Bousso founded Diarrablu in 2013. Diarrablu collection production occurs in Dakar,…

Africa Collect Textiles: Changing the Narrative One Outfit at a Time
Africa Collect Textiles: Changing the Narrative One Outfit at a Time

The importation of second hand clothes has been growing in East Africa with the value…