‘Fashion Africa’ by Jacqueline Shaw

Launched in 2011, Jacqueline Shaw , Founder and Director of Africa Fashion Guide released her book on African fashion entitled ‘Fashion Africa – a Visual Overview of Contemporary African Fashion’ with an aim to celebrate the fashion scene in Africa and the Diaspora through images, interviews, modern illustrations and critical analysis.

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Fashion Africa front cover – Image Copyright Adele Dejak

Jacqueline self published this book to showcase over 45 of Africa’s well known fashion designers and companies such as Jewel by Lisa, Chichia London, Tiffany Amber to name a few through to workshops such as Kenya’s SOKO who produce the ASOS Africa range and Mantisworld.

With a sub focus on ethical and environmentally friendly fashion design and manufacture this book takes a contemporary look at this growing market and highlights the importance fashion in Africa to the global textile industry.

This book is has been republished by Jacaranda Books in February 2014 and is available on Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com and Waterstones.com.

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Fashion Africa internal – Image Copyright Maxhosa