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Fashion Africa


ISBN: 9781909762008

Publication date: February 6, 2014

Price: £29.99

Formats available: Hardback

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Fashion Africa is a visual overview of contemporary African fashion compiled with an ethical perspective. This guide is the first of its kind to bring together designers, design companies, ethical manufacturers and more, that are linked through a connection and commitment to Africa. Covering the entire continent, the book highlights designers who have specifically sourced Africa for their designs, whether that be materials (sustainable cottons and silks) or techniques (traditional weaving or batik), or simply for the vast opportunities for designers to grow and utilize the great natural resources of the region.

In the book, the author works tirelessly to promote Africa as a place not just for sourcing materials, but with the potential to be a vital epicenter of trade within the global marketplace. Fashion Africa is a comprehensive guide to the designers, materials, and sustainable practices available on continental Africa and provides an excellent resource in conjunction for the very vibrant growing industry already in existence. This is Jacqueline Shaw’s first publication.

Jacqueline Shaw talks Fashion Africa & ethical fashion at WoW Festival 2014

  1. wow! I have just been sent this link by a friend in new york! I am sooooo flattered and honoured that one of my photos has been selected for the book cover. thanks. i cant wait for the publication, just before my birthday!

  2. I am in tears of joy now! thanks so much.

    • No, thank you Adele, the photograph was perfect for the new edition, absolutely stunning. We are so pleased that you are happy with it, and it is fantastic to have your gorgeous brand in the book – Jacqueline wanted the best. We cannot wait for you to see the final book.

      Thanks again so much, it has made us so happy that you love the cover as much as we do.

  3. Congratulations Jacqueline!!!