Sunday 31st of May 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

African Fashion Designers take on COVID-19 in style

African Fashion Designers take on COVID-19 in style

In Kenya, Fashion designers and furniture designers are using their craft to make face masks for those living in slums trying to protect themselves from becoming infected with the novel coronavirus. Other Kenyan designers have also launched similar initiatives, such asKenya fasshion coucil, Jw Show, Vivo woman, looks like avido ltd Marumara creations, Suit guru,Hando Africa Designs, Reeves’ company and  the Lilabare fashion brand, which usually makes clothes, but now also produces masks 10% of the masks sold are donated ...

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North Devon fashion brand is helping to fight Coronavirus in African countries

North Devon fashion brand is helping to fight Coronavirus in African countries

Origin has always donated 100 per cent of its profits to humanitarian projects in Gambia, Ethiopia, Mali and more recently, Togo. But in response to the global pandemic the husband-and-wife-team have upped their donations to include 100 per cent of all revenue from every garment sold. The money will be donated in the form of cash grants to enable projects in each country to purchase PPE locally, provide improved sanitation and help educate communities.

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The Fight Against Covid-19 Kenya Fashion Council Community Spirit

The Fight Against Covid-19 Kenya Fashion Council Community Spirit

Kenya Fashion Council has created an opportunity for its members to produce safe masks for the public by partnering with a sterilization centre. This partnership allows members to drop their cloth face masks at the centre where quality check is performed before sterilization, packaging and labeling, The already tested, state of the art sterilization centre is well equipped and has the capacity 10 sterilize 4,800 face masks per day.

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Dubai’s luxury Fashion Designers to make PPE Masks

Dubai’s luxury Fashion Designers to make PPE Masks

“The Arab Fashion Council is proud of d3’s remarkable support to #AThread4Cause campaign by joining forces with us and its readiness to strengthen the emergency network of creative force,” said Jacob Abrian, founder and CEO of the Arab Fashion Council.

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Sarah Diouf’s Made In Africa Documentary Offers Inspiration for the Future of African Fashion

Sarah Diouf’s Made In Africa Documentary Offers Inspiration for the Future of African Fashion

The 30-minute documentary includes footage of Tongoro's design and production process in Dakar and provides valuable insight for aspiring designers. Diouf, who also narrates the film, champions community involvement and local craftsmanship across the continent.

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