Jacqueline Shaw

Jacqueline Shaw is the founder of AfricaFashionGuide (AFG).

Jacqueline is a professional Fashion Designer by trade with a background working and designing for fashion companies PUMA, Russell Athletic, Ocean Pacific, Fila, Chilli Pepper in London to name a few, and Babylon Princesse (Talent in Shanghai) in China.

An eco-entrepreneur, owner of ethical designer wedding dress company Latibeau Ltd and with a large interest in Africa’s fashion and textile industry, ethical fashion, sustainability and even more for international development through trade.

Jacqueline holds a Ba (Hons) degree in Fashion from the Surrey Institute of Art and Design and most recently a Masters Degree in Ethical Fashion. She has worked with the Ethical Fashion Forum representing African businesses at their Source Expo events and has written for the West Africa Trade Hub/USAid website and even for Dazed and Confused magazine whilst on placement with them during her BA (Hons) degree.

Jacqueline forged AFG with the focus to promote the African fashion and textile industry to the greater global textile industry and thus to create links with African fashion businesses and the UK and EU fashion retail and consumer markets.

Jacqueline has self-published her first book on African fashion, launched summer 2011 entitled ‘Fashion Africa’ of which can be purchased through the AFG website www.africafashionguide.com.

25 Responses “Jacqueline Shaw” →

  1. donalea

    May 10, 2011

    keep up the good work, your blog is good, like the stories you post!

    Reply

  2. Xu Yang

    June 5, 2011

    Good girl! You have done a lot. Keep fresh, good going for ever !!!

    Reply
  3. Hello Jacqueline! Thank you so much for alerting us to your blogs! They’re both fantastic! I would love to talk with you about doing a feature with Awava at some point. I’d love to hear from you!

    Reply

  4. Masego

    June 28, 2011

    Great work,we share a vision for african fashion.If you will please send me your contact details for more talk

    Reply
  5. I’m sooooo proud of you sistah! Keep up the good WORK!!! This is awesome :D I just stumbled across this website today

    Reply

  6. danze edwin

    November 8, 2011

    cheers keep us reading n typing

    Reply

  7. Omonigho Imonah

    November 25, 2011

    Hello Jackie! Just stumbled on ur blog n i think its great! I am a fashion illustrator and work with Genevieve magazine in Lagos Nigeria. I hav friends in d uk who’d like 2 c wearable, chic African fashion in london’s high street stores, 4 easy purchase. I’d like 2 collaborate with any of d uk’s high street labels 2 make this possible. I tried talkin 2 Topshop, but its leadin nowhere. Culd u pls link me up. I’d be happy 2 send u my portfolio and a presentation if u desire. I’d really apreciate a quick reply. Thanks.

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  8. Hey jacqui, to be realistic you are a genius. Please keep up the good job you are doing, god has bigger plans for you

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  9. Great initiative and enterprise! Please check out http://www.chicamod.com. We focus on all things East Africa, fashion inclusive:))

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  10. Alexander

    April 29, 2012

    Dear Jacqueline

    How are you?
    I represent Fashion Magazine from Russia and want to publish it in African countries.
    Can you contact me about this matter, please?

    Thank you,
    Alexander
    alex@fcollection.ru

    Reply
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