Connecting African Manufacturers, Suppliers & Artisans with Buyers
Find your supplier partner and production services in Africa
African Sourcing Made Simple
theF.A.T.E has connected with, visited with, researched and recommended an extensive list of African based factories, manufacturers, suppliers and artisans to bring you the fashion business brand owner and fashion retailer a vast array of authentic African goods straight from the African continent.
With products ranging from textiles, trims and components, to finished goods and manufacturing services you can shift your sourcing to world’s fasting growing continent within days.
To ensure the quality of our connections we only allow access to these businesses via a paid membership. As a paying member you will be granted access to 100’s of African businesses who offer their services to business across the world as well as also receiving monthly insights and notifications of new suppliers that join theF.A.T.E (our site is regularly updated)
If you do not require factory services or wholesale supplies and you’re just looking for finished goods and textiles please check our shop section, which is open to everyone.
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SEE WHAT YOU CAN SOURCE FROM AFRICA WITH theFATE
How Membership Works
Frequently Asked Questions
This is a typical question and this depends purely on your needs. Each country has its own specialisms, for examples some are great with leather some grow quality cotton and so their products in these areas may be better than in other countries. We suggest you choose via the product category first and then narrow it down from there.
With this in mind we have created a great tool for you. The African Fashion Design Bundle that you can use to stay on track with trends plus have ready designs and tech packs you can use to provide your supplier with to get started. Select here or upgrade to the club subscription and gain this as part of your membership: https://jacquelineshaw.lpages.co/african-fashion-design-bundle-subscription/
Being an online sourcing platform it is available for you to access at your leisure. There is a live aspect through the bonus of a membership club called theFAMILY just choose that club subscription option on registration and gain business building training plus coaching. Through our weekly live trainings you gain extra support for your journey and we invite industry experts to share with you as well.
Then you are perfect for this! You are at the perfect place to start souring in Africa with theFATE because you can avoid rookie mistakes found by many who do not have a platform to source with. With theFATE you can be assured the suppliers are all vetted and seen as partners of Africa Fashion Guide Ltd and the Fashion Africa group.
Plus we offer you more business support and trainings via our membership club theFAMILY just sign up for the club subscription instead. Together they can save you from doing things the wrong way… and knowing that can save you a ton of money and time in the long run! theFATE will equip you with the contacts and theFAMILY will equip you with the tools you need to set up your African fashion business.