Discover Industrie Africa, the first African platform digitally showcasing contemporary African designers launched June 1st 2018.
The website aims to present the continent’s best in contemporary fashion as a digital showroom.
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The aim is to enable international editors and fashion sourcing teams discover that African fashion is truly an innovative space that can compete globally.
Some designers and brands already featured on the site:
1. Andres Iyaman, ready to wear brand founded by Nigerian designer, Dumebi Iyamah, based in Canada.
Img src: Andrea Iyamah Instagram.
2. Okhtein, the Egyptian luxury handbag and accessories brand by sisters, Aya and Mounaz Abdelraouf.
3. Christie Brown, the Ghanaian based luxury fashion house, founded by Aisha Ayensu.
Img src: Christie Brown Instagram
4. Fiu Negru, the luxury Angolan fashion line founded by Mariângela Almeida in 2013.
Img src: Fiu Negru Instagram.
5. Elia the sustainable Egyptian footwear brand fusing traditions with a modern twist, founded by Amira Motawea in 2015.
Img src: Elia instagram.
6. I AM I, the Kenyan high fashion jewelry line by Ami Doshi Shah, an internationally trained Jeweller.
Img src: Amidoshishah instagram.
7. Zashadu, the Nigerian sustainable luxury leather handbag brand founded by Zainab Ashadu.
Img src: Zashadu instagram.
8. Eguana Kampala, of Uganda, the ready to wear unisex African print fashion brand founded by Emmanuel Bagwana.
Discover many more brands with Industrie Africa today.
Want to add your products, Industrie Africa has published some guidelines as outlined below:
With a focus on the vast diversity of the continent’s fashion industry, Industrie Africa adheres to a clear set of guidelines to craft a network of relevant and active contributors to Africa’s creative economy.
• Brand must produce products in at least one of the following categories: Ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, or jewellery. Home accessories, fine jewellery and lifestyle products do not qualify.
• Brand must have at least one regular stockist.
• Brand must have a seasonal collection cycle and a minimum of one professionally photographed collection in the past year.
• Brand must be predominantly based in Africa.
Industrie Africa prides itself on its inclusivity, and supports African designers globally. If not based in Africa, the brand should root from African influence. All entries are subject to approval.
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